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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.
- Our Videos
My TED Talk on mindfulness, creativity and finding inspiration in unexpected places.
How Street Wisdom Changed My LifeContinue reading →
- Ten Stories From This Week
25th September 2021
Interesting piece from The Guardian. Does the Elizabeth Holmes trial spell the end of the #girlboss era?
When Covid stalled his film work, the writer took revenge on the virus in the form of a poem about Britain, Brexit and the pandemic. by Armando Iannucci
A short, though provoking post about the ‘creativity and relevance’ flywheel’ for brands. Creativity being internally facing value that defines who we are. Relevancy being externally-facing value that defines how we live in the world. ht @neilperkin.
NYT on the future of cinema. “It’s frustrating that people keep writing lazy obituaries for cinema, something they have no feeling for or interest in. I don’t love all that’s transpired in movie history — the shift from film to digital, the loss of technical competency — but I remain buoyed by the persistence of the art and how its ecologies adapt and persevere.
Introducing Circus, an “obnoxious, vibrant, raw and unkempt” new anti-beauty mag. Launched this week as the brainchild of London-based photographer Jackson Bowley, the publication is a circus of chaos and high saturation.
‘Don’t be afraid to disappear’. Great line from an Emmy’s acceptance speech this week. Michaela Coel, creator of I May Destroy You: ‘..visibility these days seems to somehow equate to success — don’t be afraid to disappear from it, from us, for a while and see what comes to you in the silence.’
You are still exhausted. “Life is still exhausting because the pandemic was and remains exhausting in so many invisible ways – and we still haven’t given ourselves space to even begin to recover.” From Ann Helen Peterson.
48 colours of the moon. Beautiful.No newsletter next week. Back on the 10th 🙏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 →