It’s a commonly held view that the world is hurtling through change at a breakneck pace. That our increasingly globalised culture is being changed by technological disruption… Read more “Market ecologies”
Indian and South Asian food in the UK is improving, and reflecting the authentic flavours, techniques and regional differences of that part of the world better. Hurrah!… Read more “Indian Food”
As someone who works in the Cultural Industry, I’m fascinated by the ongoing evolution of audiences: the way that some stick to what they know, detest change… Read more “Developing Audiences”
Ingredients, perhaps a dash of technique too, possibly even a sprinkle of inspiration or artistry? Yes, it’s all these and more. Each of the constituents tells a… Read more “What’s in a recipe?”
The world’s gone mad. Everyone wants a piece of you, and you have little left to give. You feel like you’re holding everything, but that if you… Read more “We all need nourishment”
It’s no secret that I’ve worked in the world of Brand Marketing for many years. Advertising and PR are part of that mix. But like all such… Read more “Ethics in Advertising”
Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece.
We live in a society where the focus on wellbeing, wellness, and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system. I’m not championing being workshy here, far from it. I am talking about the myths we are sold – about the true path to happiness being just ‘x’ or ‘y’ and hang the consequences.
Perhaps the true path to happiness doesn’t lie in unrestrained consumption, but rather in developing yourself and your own resilience?