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The British Brand: how we can use branding to help the debate on Scottish devolution and what it means to be ‘British

The United Kingdom is in danger of breaking up – and we are all helping to make that happen by sloppy management of the British brand. The landslide victory of the Scottish Nationalist Party in Scotland in the general election, … Continue reading

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Blue Monday – January 19th

Happy Blue Monday on Monday January 19th – the symbolically most depressing day of the year. Chek out my blog post from last year where I identify a potential explanation for the phenomena here   Continue reading

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Gareth Bickerton – My Story of Wales

MY WELSH IDENTITY Land of my Fathers, To be truly Welsh it is said Generations of forebears born and bred Geographical allegiance is such a tiny part Unless Mountains and Lakes are in your heart From the top of Snowden … Continue reading

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Penni Carr – My Story of Wales

My name is Penni and I am Welsh. I don’t live in a cave, wear a stove pipe hat or know Sir Tom Jones. I do live by the sea, genuinely know someone called Rhys Jones and sing on a … Continue reading

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How a ventriloquist dummy who was part of D-Day can be your new creative hero

                    Only the British army would take a ventriloquist’s dummy on the D-Day landings in 1944! Yes, it’s true. A British Army Captain, took ‘Bertie’, a ventriloquist doll onto the beaches … Continue reading

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2 day creativity clinic drive across South West with 4 talks & Pop-Up events

        I am hitting the road covering more than 600 miles in 3 days to promote the cause of creativity and innovation in the South West of England. I will be aiming to inspire local businesses in … Continue reading

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International Speak Like a Cockney Day – ‘the fird of the fird’

Is there a charity that wants to get free national, possibly international publicity, to raise its profile and get people talking about it? Ideally, it should be a charity which aids speech/language learning difficulties or communications – possibly with a … Continue reading

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Twixtmas Day 5

5 things to do the Twixtmas day: 1. Write a list of 10 things you will do during 2014 2. Count your blessings and ask how you can share your blessings for the year ahead. 3. Ask a spiritual question: … Continue reading

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Twixtmas Day 4

5 things to do on this Twixtmas day: 1.Support life: Plant something or save an insect ◦Be kind to an animal ◦Have a new plant in the home ◦Plant a tree ◦Plant you Christmas tree (buy one with roots) ◦Go … Continue reading

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Twixtmas day 3

5 things to do on this Twixtmas day. 1. Get in touch with someone you have not heard from for a while. 2. Think of things to say ‘thank you’ to your friends 3. Think about their ambitions/Help them with … Continue reading

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