Stories are a powerful source of self-persuasion, even identity. That’s why they are as empowering as they are dangerous.
Technology is increasingly manipulating our minds. What we think we want might not be what we actually need. And this is making us sick. So, what can we do about it? Take a look or listen to the podcast with my guest, Ian Douglas.
A conversation with Professor Corinne Fowler of the University of Leicester, and Director of ‘Colonial Countryside: National Trust Houses Reinterpreted’
The dynamics of denial damage culture, society and people. That’s why we need to discuss them. Here’s news of a new podcast doing just that.
With threats that our city centres will become ghost towns, and that working from home is killing the economy, there’s a cataclysmic tone ringing around conversations about work. The simple truth is, commuters are revolting. Why does this matter?
We’re at a point in time where taking positive actions has become a conscious choice. We need change. In three short months we’ve gone from a situation where there was widespread support for Government actions to one where the exact opposite applies. This lack of faith carries across our social spaces – whether arts organisations,Continue reading “Taking Positive Actions”
Erasing TV programmes like Little Britain, League of Gentlemen, The Mighty Boosh, Fawlty Towers, or films like Gone With The Wind and others seems very of the moment.
As things heat up some might be looking to go under water to cool down. Go on, take a deep dive. This talk by Dr. Robin DiAngelo is a virtual ‘cooling off’ and an invitation to reach under the surface. You can read more here > Why is it so hard for white people toContinue reading “Go under water”
Theatre, arts and culture are under attack. Creatives, artists, institutions and structures which foster theatre, arts and culture are facing down the immediate effects of the Coronovirus pandemic while furloughed, without income or closed to the public. The delicate and fragile fabric of our national culture is unravelling to reveal a bleak future. Or isContinue reading “Theatre, arts and culture”
I’m usually one for silver linings to dark clouds. I’m also someone who has worked in the digital space for 20+ years. I know that ‘clean, streamlined and paperless’ communication isn’t really environmentally friendly.