Posts Tagged: Thoughts

35 Years Of Progress?

I Wrote This on a 30-Year-Old Computer is a fascinating article on The Atlantic written entirely on an 30 year old Macintosh SE. There’s much to think about in the article, but this line really stood out to me: Computing was an accompaniment to life, rather than the sieve through which all ideas and activities must filter. Continue Reading

Equus Leather – Beautiful & Bespoke

Whilst talking about creating enduring beauty I wanted to share these fabulous videos from Equus Leather with you. Equus Leather create bespoke, hand crafted leather items, and this video showing the creation of a handmade watch strap is absolutely captivating: The Equus straps start at £160, but when you see the amount of handwork, care Continue Reading

New Adventures In 2019

After a six year hiatus the fabulous New Adventures conference made a welcome return to Nottingham’s beautiful Albert Hall. Six years, felt so much longer whilst we waited for a new adventure, but melted away as we arrived in Nottingham to meet with friends and faces from adventures past. New Adventures has always been more Continue Reading

The Creative Process – A Sketch

I love this sketch from my friend Brendan Dawes – it conveys the creative process beautifully. I’ve seen Brendan use this in his talks, and as he says, it’s always met with a flurry of smartphone action, I may even have snapped it myself. Brendan is now releasing it as a robot drawn print in a limited edition Continue Reading

Find Time For Quiet

Tis a busy world. To have great ideas, you need to find 20 minutes in the morning for thinking of nothing. Just 1.2% of your day. You have to create a space for those ideas to come to you. – Do Lectures 

Tidying Up

Earlier this week I found myself looking at posts I published 10 years ago and noticed a few missing videos. “I’ll just sort those out” it thought, and ended up revisiting every single post in the 15 year history of this blog. Most of the videos just needed updating to https versions – nice and Continue Reading