As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on another successful year of doodling. Twitter continues to be the ultimate source of all of my business either directly or through word-of-tweet referrals. I am truly grateful to everyone who has trusted me to help them out. It’s a privilege to be entrusted with […]

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Struck by lightning. Drowned in a flash flood. Swept away by a tsunami. Rendered homeless by a typhoon. Swallowed up by an earthquake. Trampled to death by mammoths. Vaporised by a volcano. Piste off by an avalanche. […]

That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love – William Wordsworth My previous post generated a nice bit of chatter over on Twitter and, as I was tweeting back and forth with the very excellent Zoe Mounsey, a thought struck me. It was going to need more […]

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui – Helen Keller WARNING – I’m writing this to try and order some thoughts. You’ll have to forgive me […]

We are intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich – Baron Mandelson of Foy in the county of Herefordshire and Hartlepool in the county of Durham In his recent piece for i-FM, Adam Burtt-Jones dealt pithily with the failure of those designing and specifying workplaces to ask tough questions of the right people at the […]

Everybody wants to know how they’re doing. When you’re sat in front of the telly and you hear a heavy sigh from your partner and you turn to them and say “What’s up?” and they say “Nothing. I’m fine.” you’re really asking how you’re doing. We want to know how we’re doing at work too. Given that […]

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both – Dwight D. Eisenhower I’m not sure there are many people out there (excepting those with lifts in their shoes and Dyson Airblade hairstyles or those with a penchant for bareback horse riding) who would disagree with me when I say that true […]

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