Category Archives: creativity

Barry IdeasBank shares its story and creates a platform for inspiring Barry people to tell their stories

                    A busy week ahead for the Barry IdeasBank – the trail-blazing scheme, enabling people to create and share new ideas to improve their communities with the aim of becoming a … Continue reading

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A letter to Tyler Brule

                              Thought I’d share a letter written to Financial Times columnist Tyler Brule following a recent article where he revealed what I thought was a misplaced … Continue reading

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Sunday Times shares the story of Tubespiration

Inspiration for when you’re stuck for inspiration – that’s what prompted the Sunday Times to check out Tubespiration. Read the full article here: Why not try a Tubespiration! tour for you and your team? Get in touch now for … Continue reading

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Welcome back Netto – 3 great creative ideas they never used (and how I started the ‘Baked Beans War’ of 1994)

News of Sainsbury’s partnership with Danish-based Dansk Supermarked brings back happy memories – I did their PR in the UK for a number of years – and very proud of some great work and creating some great legends, including inadvertently … Continue reading

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What are you doing with your ‘wealth’?

                  News that one of Britain’s biggest lottery winners is giving £3 million to the ‘Yes Scotland’ referendum campaign brought a smile to my face and got me thinking. It also connected … Continue reading

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The facts about the Blue Monday meme

It’s Blue Monday on Monday January 20th)  – symbolically the most depressing day of the year. And it provides a great opportunity to promote greater understanding about mental well-being, positive psychology, or just an excuse to have a good time. … Continue reading

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Tube equivalent of Platform 9¾ – anywhere on Underground

I’m teaming up with a group of creative mavericks who inspire people to create the equivalent of Harry Potter’s Platform 9¾ anywhere on the London Underground’s with the launch of ‘Tube Kultura’. It brings together for the first time all … Continue reading

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A home for UK creative mavericks – on the London Underground

I am launching a new initiative bringing together for the first time all the people across the UK who do weird and wonderful creative activities using the London Underground – from artists, to Tube racers, to Tube staff heroes. Called … Continue reading

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Are you suffering from ‘Teflonitus’?

You’re successful. You’re smart at managing yourself, your diary and commitments. You avoid getting embroiled in time-consuming, and no doubt time-wasting, distractions. Success is marked out by your surety in managing you, and the ever-growing list of demands on your … Continue reading

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A creative bookshelf

My home office is a powerhouse for creativity – I do most of my writing here, and repository for my much of my desk-based raw materials: books – along with a collection of miscellany I seem to pick up and … Continue reading

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