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Just sayin’ – communicating but why?

Am I agreeing, disagreeing or just learning? What would that alien from Mars think? It's been a strange last couple of months here in Blighty. Maybe it's been strange for longer than that. Party politics in the UK is essentially nebulous. That's because it asks you to...

#tunesday 10th December 2019

The definitive Christmas Song? Close! An old chestnut. Roasting by an open fire. I'm nothing if not eclectic. I like to think my tastes are as selective as you get, individualistic and rarely influenced by the media or other populistic, lemming-attracting, exterior...

The story of #foodiewop

What's more festive than food at Christmas? This is the story of #foodiewop. What to do with no idea and an exhibition stand A few years ago the extraordinary Hela Wozniak-Kay and I were wondering what would be a "good thing" to do just before Christmas. What's more...

#tunesday 3rd December 2019

Advent. And why we love it #tunefully (even if we don't always admit it) More #tunesdays than you can shake a sprig of mistletoe at Christmas is coming. Etcetera, etcetera. Every year, like most of us I'm sure, I think of The Festive Season first and foremost as a...

How to present – look straight ahead

Not just at the invisible audience! Intentional intent The other day I was watching someone deliver a particularly pertinent and passionate speech. Except that I was distracted and found it very difficult to focus on the key messages. The reason? There was virtually...

#tunesday 12th November 2019

Happy Smoothsday Would you sell your soul for Total Control? One of the most wonderful things about what happened just after Punk happened is that otherwise dead smoochy, end-of-disco, slow, please-don't-snog-me songs suddenly became edgy and intense. And really very...