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Gaming

Whilst I am an avid consumer of most sorts of media, video games is one format that has for years left me, for the most part, underwhelmed and disinterested. I love books, I love...

One Man Two Guvnors – Theatre Royal, Haymarket, December 2012

Is it a gig? Is it a play? Is it a musical..? Just one of the delight’s of the National Theatre’s  One Man Two Guvnors is that it is three nights rolled into one,...

Spent a weekend in Norway, such a beautiful country and a fascinating part of the world. Stayed in a little village not far out of Stavanger, in the South. Went for long walks in...

A Games that Lasts

I think nearly everyone, from what I can gather, enjoyed the Olympic period to some degree. Maybe you were cramming every available second with coverage from every available source, or just caught a gold...

The Place of the Arts in the Olympics

The Olympics are the world’s greatest showcase for sport, this is without contention. Hundreds of nations, thousands of contestants and billions of pounds making it the largest event of it’s and indeed any kind,...

Thinking Locally, Globally

On visiting the Olympic park yesterday evening, I enjoyed the experience but was left with a slightly sick, uneasy feeling in my stomach. I didn’t pin down precisely what it was, until I was...

Memory is just a State of Mind

Your memory is just a state of mind And every state of mind, however fixed, however vivid, Is just as mutable as the flesh that holds it.     The skin sheds and wrinkles, Hair breaks, falls out, goes grey. Eyes...

Procrastination is the new Creativity

When I check my calender I find it almost impossible to believe I have been back from University six weeks. Six weeks! It seems like forever when I put it like that and I...

Nature is the perfect way to brighten any work-space, to refresh the mind and enliven the imagination. Isn’t she beautiful?

Should Joint Lives Mean Joint Accounts?

So many of us are ‘living’ online these days, as a way of 'socialising’ and staying in touch with the outside world, but has the time come to share these more openly? Do we need...