COP15 is underway

Tom Pakenham (Esc Hero #23) is writing updates on Copenhagen here. It just struck me that he has an incredibly interesting job. “The UN conference began in earnest today – for the main news stories, the BBC coverage is pretty comprehensive. We divided our...
Escape Diary #9: Reactions from my resignation

Escape Diary #9: Reactions from my resignation

As you may have read last week, I handed in my resignation and revealed my identity. Here are some of the good things that have come from it: 1) I now get emails addressed to me rather than Rob having to forward me everything 2) I received 34 more emails than I...
Esc Hero #23: Leaving the law to start up greentomato

Esc Hero #23: Leaving the law to start up greentomato

It is a great pleasure to introduce Tom Pakenham, one half of greentomato – “everyday life made greener” Tom left his city law firm to start greentomatocars so he is a true Esc Hero! Have a read below to learn about how he transitioned out of a...
Esc Heroes #22: ‘3 Wise Handymen’ Cycle to Gibraltar

Esc Heroes #22: ‘3 Wise Handymen’ Cycle to Gibraltar

What are you currently doing? Working on expanding our new business ‘3WiseHandymen’. We have been operating  for nearly a year now and do all manner of work such as plumbing, tiling, plastering, painting and numerous odd jobs around the house. Myself, my brother and a...

Do something different

Escape the City – “Do something different” We just had a mini-eureka moment when we realised what our slogan should be… We are building a platform for young city professionals to do something different What is different? Different is getting excited about your...