24th June 2016
I delivered a TED talk at TEDx Royal Tunbridge Wells on the subject of How Street Wisdom Changed My Life. If you are interested, more information on the rather wonderful Street Wisdom can also be found here.
19th October 2017
14th October 2017
‘When we lose something and then find it, it’s an indescribably good feeling. But how could we tell that story so that the lost thing is compelling to everyone? That was the challenge. So, we realised that by transforming something into someone, we could end up with a beautiful love story.’
6th October 2017
So, this pod of dolphins appear infatuated with a couple of squirrels, outside their tank :o)
30th September 2017
The very wonderful, timeless 90 year old David Attenborough, narrates the trailer for the ‘Blue Planet 2’. Music for the series is provided by Hans Zimmer and Radiohead.
22nd September 2017
From Simon Sinek and the Royal Society of Arts. ‘Sick of endless ‘re-orgs’, lay-offs and away days? Why do workplaces always go for quick wins and flashy paint jobs over steady, consistent change? ‘Great culture, in any organisation, is about Consistency, not Intensity.’
16th September 2017
Here is a video of a panda eating (decimating?) some bamboo shoots.
8th September 2017
A bit of navel gazing this, but I cannot resist mentioning that this year, is the 30 year anniversary of the wonderful Withnail and I. The film was celebrated with a screening this week at the B.F.I. including appearances from Bruce Robinson and Richard E. Grant. Worth another look at the soliloquy from the end? – ‘I have of late—but wherefore I know not—lost all my mirth….’
3rd September 2017
First public footage of Hyperloop One’s Pod test. Everything starts moving at around two minutes and twenty five seconds in.
28th July 2017
Here is a rather wonderful recent TED talk from the very charming and inspiring Steve Chapman (friend of the Filter). Well worth a watch. ‘This talk isn’t very good, dancing with my inner critic.’