The weekend of 1 and 2 October saw the inaugural Catford Literary Festival. I missed events on the first day, but I was part of the second day where I chaired two panel discussions and met many lovely people. The Catford Literary Festival was set up by Natasha Clarkson of the Abbottshall Healthy Lifestyle CentreContinue reading “Catford Literary Festival”
Category Archives: Design
The Historical Presence
Until we claim the future with positivity and hope, the past will always be our stumbling block. The story of Robert Aske, The Royal Africa Company, profits from slavery, and how they funded the Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools.
Telling history like it is
A conversation with Professor Corinne Fowler of the University of Leicester, and Director of ‘Colonial Countryside: National Trust Houses Reinterpreted’
The time is right to unravel the meaning of ‘home’ for our changing times. Why, and how?
I love London. It’s verticality is either a thing of beauty, or a curse. There are many views, some of which I visit in this photo essay.
I went to the Colnaghi opening. Yes, there were some consciously unusually dressed people, and a smattering of people there for the free drinks. But the art was breathtaking in its power and execution. Truly breathtaking.
Old Movie Palaces
How stunning are these images? The photographer Franck Bohbot has brilliantly captured the classic movie palaces of southern California … and what palaces they were! Wow – see the original pictures here.
There is feedback and then …
Some feedback lives with you forever, usually because it betrays zero understanding of the creative process. Well this marvellous bunch of creatives from Ireland have come up trumps with a series of A3 posters (in aid of charity) – they’ve been creative with appalling feedback. If you’ve ever been one of these clients,Continue reading “There is feedback and then …”