Posts Tagged: Books

Can’t Read Can’t Write

I’ve just watched the first episode of Can’t Read Can’t Write a new documentary series on Channel 4. The series follows a group of adults aged between 21 and 58 that can’t as the title says read or write. I am shocked and disgusted that a person can be allowed to leave school without evenContinue Reading ›

Yvon Chouinard – Back to the Outdoors

Following my recent posts on Yvon Chouinard and Let My People Go Surfing I was contacted by Sara White of Timex Expedition, who are supporting the US Conservation Alliance on a project called Return to the Outdoors which hopes to reconnect Americans “with nature and outdoor activity”. Now not something I would normally blog about but they have producedContinue Reading ›

Let My People Go Surfing By Yvon Chouinard

This is not so much a book review as a book recommendation, in fact this book is so good I’m happy for you to stop reading this post now and go and buy Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard. Still here? OK, then I’ll talk a little about this great book. I boughtContinue Reading ›

Let My People Go Surfing

A tweet from Ryan Carson yesterday, led me to Howies about page; a page which Ryan described as “inspiring” and I can see why. There are two sections of Howies our beliefs page that I think are fantastic: The rocking chair test Every product we make has passed the ‘rocking chair test’. This is somethingContinue Reading ›

Treat Your Staff Like Adults and See What Happens

I’m attending the Carsonified seminar Future of Web Design later this week and popped over to their (lovely) site to check some details; I noticed “We’re hiring!” on the homepage and thought I’d have a look. Now I knew that Carsonified has a four day work week, but was hugely impressed by the other benefitsContinue Reading ›