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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
11th November 2022
From @storythings. Revisiting ‘Six Spaces of Social Media’ 15 Years Later. ‘It now looks like we’re at the beginning of the end of an era with young people abandoning some of the established networks, and many opting for more private spaces.
Just picked this up, but brilliant (I think). How Private Eye magazine covered the death of the Queen.
How advertising really works. One of the simplest explanations ever provided?
“Ikigai (a reason for being) joins a long list of Japanese words that have been repurposed to lend an aura of ancient wisdom to banal ideas”. The Economist on the latest corporate fad.
From @neilperkin, a link to the spreadsheet of the 715 best ads of all time from BBH Labs’ ‘World Cup of Ads’.
The Beatles Get Two New Animated Videos. A couple of gorgeous videos have been made to mark the release of a new expanded edition of The Beatles’ Revolver.
Lovely piece from The Guardian (and so true), interviewing Damian Lewis – on grief, espionage and his new musical ambitions: ‘When someone dies prematurely, you’re left careering in a different direction’.
Rewind.ai is ‘a macOS app that enables you to find anything you’ve seen, said, or heard’
With Elon Musk restructuring (dismantling?) Twitter, perhaps a good time to consider – the best tweets of all time?..and here (from MIT) is a perspective on how/why the service may break in the next few weeks.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 →