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Designer, researcher, trend forecaster, living trends not just writing about them.

Here I share insights and advice on making decisions and in a world full of so many different opportunities.


January 17, 2018

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May 20, 2017

Week 3... my biggest challenge so far - finding accommodation.

When I first decided to come to Barcelona I made the assumption that it would be easy to find a place to stay for a few months at a time, with Airbnb, a whole host of similar services, Facebook Groups and a...

May 7, 2017

I’ve been in Barcelona for almost a week now, so far the main ways I’ve been meeting people have been through using co-work spaces and through swing dancing.

The obvious question I get asked, and that I ask others is, ‘what do you do for work’?

It’s a question I find dif...

April 28, 2017

Remember that 90s film, ‘A Life Less Ordinary’? It was one of my favourites. I had a massive crush on Ewan McGregor, in fact, I still have. There was something in the title of the film that shifted my expectations about what life could be like. 

At 35 a lot of ‘sho...

April 28, 2017

The tension between the comfort of having stuff, and the freedom of letting it all go. 

I’m a minimalist but even I’m finding it difficult to pack just one suitcase for at least several months away from home (ok, one suitcase and a small wheelie carry on).

I decided to t...

April 28, 2017

Several years ago I overheard one of my colleagues recounting the weekend's’ activities with his son. I can’t remember the whole story, but it involved a last minute frantic dash across a crowded train station, and they almost missed the train. The one thing I did reme...

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