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A list of things i’ll inevitably fail to do, despite the very best of intentions. September 2016 edition

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Do Wales 2016

And so, just like that, my trip to Do Wales is over. Back to normality, my desk and to WiFi and 4G. I’m knackered. Physically and mentally. But slightly euphoric too, in the way that really arduous exercise leaves you … Continue reading

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Reading or lack thereof

my goodreads account makes for depressing reading this year. I’ve been singularly unsuccessful in getting through my reading list. A number of stops and starts. Not much to shout about. Concentration has been at a premium; it’s span getting shorter … Continue reading

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Rewilding Creativity (in the Advertising and Communication industry)

A lunchtime wander round the local Waterstones recently led me to George Monbiot’s Feral. Its cover is handsome: adorned with the striking image of a Stag in a multi-story car park and a combination of Albertus and Gill-Sans typefaces. Books … Continue reading

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Roth on History

…the unfolding of the unforeseen was everything. Turned wrong way round, the relentless unforeseen was what we schoolchildren studied as “History”, harmless history, where everything unexpected in its own time is chronicled on the page as inevitable. The terror of … Continue reading

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Remains of the day

I’ve been very slack on the blogging front in the last couple of months. No time for writing. Or, more accurately, no time for thinking. Trying to find space and time to think about what to write has been the challenge this … Continue reading

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