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Current Client list includes : The Financial Times, Star TV, MediaCorp, Haymarket Media Group, Future Publishing, IPC Magazines, the PPA, Macmillan Publishing and JC Decaux.
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My TED Talk on mindfulness, creativity and finding inspiration in unexpected places.
How Street Wisdom Changed My LifeContinue reading →
- Ten Stories From This Week
15th May 2022
Great list from the Do Lectures. ‘Life is busy. There’s no getting away from that. But there are ways to make our busy lives that little bit easier. We have put together a list of 100+ tools that do just that. We hope they help.’
Inside the Apocalyptic World View of ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’. Simple but effective interactive storytelling, that highlights how frequently he uses 2 common words to divide a country. From NYT.
Powerful and positively moving. The trailer for the new LBGTQ+ VR museum from Tribeca, has dropped. (one minute, 50 seconds)
Nice short piece on the importance of tension and showing your work: “Paul wants the group to be excited.He wants George to be happier. Most of all, he wants John to like his songs. That’s his fuel. And Paul’s practice is simple: Bring the work forward. Play a song before it’s ready. Because in the moment before it’s ready, that’s when it’s ready.” (2 min read). Drawn from Peter Jackson’s, Beatles movie on Disney +.
Another reason to get Disney +. From Esquire. ‘Danny Boyle Takes on the Sex Pistols. ‘The British filmmaker’s 30 year career has revolved around a kind of punk patriotism. For his latest, a series about the formation of the iconic band, he goes back to his roots’.
‘The Feelings’ follows a group of seven emotions working in healthcare, including Power Less, Rising Dread, Red Rage and Deep Sadness. By animating the real emotional states of first responders in a child-friendly aesthetic, the video is able to talk about a serious topic in a safe way. (2 min watch) ht@storythings.
Great overview of the re-launched C.I.A. website, including one of the pithiest ‘About Us ‘ pages around. How about this line – We accomplish what others cannot accomplish and go where others cannot go’. Woooaahhh….
Great stuff, via James Harris Design. The Periodic Table of Storytelling.
Very charming this. Fingerbot Sense. The ultimate minirobot to automate everything. ht@onlydeadfish
Striking…Platinum jubilee Queen Elizabeth Barbie sells out in three seconds. Now online traders are after at least twice the original £95 asking price of the special commemorative doll.Continue reading →
Latest Blog Posts
- We are all watching the ‘R’ Number, but let’s not forget about the ‘M’ Number
6th January 2021
Our battle with coronavirus is clearly still ongoing, despite the advent of available vaccines. There is some way to go with the effects likely to last well into the future.
The direct, Covid related, impact of the disease on our health is communicated clearly on a daily basis, but the pandemic is impacting other areas of our well-being including that of mental health, that are less well publicised.Continue reading →
- The Mindful Tourist
18th December 2020
This piece published on the Just Breathe Project – The Mindful Tourist.
For those who love to travel, a big question for the (near) future will be – when will we be able to travel ‘properly’ again? Where can we go and what will the world of travel and tourism look like?Continue reading →
- Where’s Your C-Spot?
November 3rd 2020
See this article published on the Just Breathe Project website. –
What is your relationship with curiosity? Do you dare to think expansively or do you shelter in what you know? Nick Hammond explains why we should be regularly feeding our curious selves.
I recently read an article about curiosity, quoting research concerning brain activity. It observed that we are ‘most curious when we feel the need to recall something that we are close to remembering.’ This is commonly known as the ‘tip of the tongue’ phenomenon.Continue reading →