Journal

Occasional ramblings: Work, leisure, heart and lungs.

16 October 2017

The Odds Were Low

You know what it’s like. Sometime you get blinded. Sometimes you at something so intently…

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16 October 2017

Hot Smoky Bastard

I love a side project. I’ve always had them. Sometimes arty ones. Sometimes business ones.…

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London’s edge has been found alive and well; in Birmingham

16 September 2016

London's edge has been found alive and well; in Birmingham

Innovation happens at the edges. London used to be edgy. There was always an area…

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Wear your festival trousers every day.

8 August 2016

Wear your festival trousers every day.

I’ve not long come back from Bestival. It’s a family-friendly festival in Dorset. Apart from…

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How do we do things better? By doing better things.

8 August 2016

How do we do things better? By doing better things.

I’ve been banging on about this for years but it is true. If we want…

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Do you come from a land down-under?

27 March 2016

Do you come from a land down-under?

I’ve just returned from Australia. The land of my birth but never my abode. My…

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9 January 2016

Designed to last: Simple always wins.

   I’ve had a Bush radio for over 20 years. My wife bought it me…

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There’s nothing more expensive than cheap design.

3 December 2015

There's nothing more expensive than cheap design.

The design world is changing and yet it strangely stays the same. In the mid…

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Average has a long half-life. 

26 November 2015

Average has a long half-life. 

Average is a crowded market. You know this is true. Whether we are talking music,…

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The start-up envy conundrum.

5 August 2015

The start-up envy conundrum.

“We need to be more like a start-up!” Heard this rallying cry lately? Chances are…

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