Above: £50 voucher from Bonington Art Shop…. Boningtons Art Shop is twenty one years old, nearly twenty two: the same age as many undergraduates and post graduates. I’ve ‘known’ about the shop, ie through friends who’ve studied and worked at Trent and have studied art. The grapevine around the shop is that it’s a great […]Read More Art Is In Our Hearts: Excel Beyond Spreadsheets …Bonington Art Shop
Above Celia Paul’s 1985 painting Family Group, below Paula Rego’s The Dance 1988, Frank Auerbach’s Head of E.O.W(2), E.O.W (1), (1959-1960) Lucien Freud’s Head of Leigh Bowery (1991), all works that take you inside something that the All Too Human Exhibition at Tate Britain, open now until 27th August 2018. it’s a fantastic contrast to […]Read More All Too Human Exhibition: Get Touched By Art: ‘I Want The Paint To Work As Flesh Does’ (So That’s The Secret….Lucien Freud): Let’s Talk About Art In More Places, More Of The Time….
This cake was in the Guardian Feast magazine (you have to have bought the magazine to get this recipe but there are some great ones online). This cake was very, very delicious. The only problem was my oven (electric) and a recipe that said it should be baked for 15 minutes at 180C or 350 […]Read More Delicious Cake: I Know We Tried It Yesterday….
Above: Image labelled for reuse from Austin Kleon’s book Steal Like An Artist I work in marketing on an employed and self employed basis and really understand the phrase garbage in, garbage out. The quality of the information you have makes all the difference to the way you market and sell. Your results. Being employed […]Read More A Bright Future For Everyone: Less Privilege, More Transparency In Data Management: Me and The General Data Protection Regulations 2018
Above Lizzie Yarnold’s Gold Medals Winter Olympics 2018 Yay! We all love success. It makes you realise though, that we need to encourage the sharing and opportunities for success for more people, more of the time. A way to encourage this is through writing stories and using art and print to tell ordinary people’s stories and […]Read More How Olympic Success Means We Need Local News, Histories, Stories
In a small company you can see your product, feel responsible for your service, keep track on its development. Handmade Indian Copper Handi Pot – Copper Serveware & Tableware – Holds 1000mL – Serves Up to 4 People You know your customer and are really engaged in growing and building. You know you shouldn’t have […]Read More You Can’t Have A Society Inside A Company But In A Way You Can: The Creativity Around Micro Businesses and SMEs: Making A Great Future For Everyone
Above: recent re-issue of the 1973 bestseller Small is Beautiful by Diana, wife of the original author, EF Schumacher We all live under privileged eyes I think: it’s clear when you look at how the ideas and ideals of what is a productive human, why being an adult and even living as an older person are so […]Read More Under Privileged Eyes: Why We Need To Grow People AND Infrastructure Together: Beyond ‘Never Again’ Must Really Mean That…The Companies And People Who Are Doing Just That