I have been spending a lot of time recently thinking about colour, and particularly the psychology of colour, which is the study of how different colours make people feel and act differently. Admittedly this sounds like a lot of ‘woo’ but is apparently true.* I have spent so much time thinking about this, in fact,… Continue reading The wonderful world of colour (part 1)
Like many people who love words, I am a huge fan of the late, great Sir Terry Pratchett. I know of few writers who play with words to such brilliant effect, making you simultaneously cry with laughter and see the world in a new way. In honour of the second anniversary of Sir Pterry’s death,… Continue reading A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
Some years ago, this image popped up in my Facebook feed. It made me smile, so I saved a copy to the desktop of my work PC, for purposes of private amusement at a later date. Eventually, as with anything you see all the time, I stopped noticing it was there and pretty much forgot… Continue reading #iseefaces: why people see faces in inanimate objects
A few weeks ago I read an article about the origins of English county names. It’s an interesting, well-written article and definitely worth a read, except for one little statement towards the end: “There’s also the Isle of Wight, at one time a part of Hampshire, but today a proud and independent county whose name… Continue reading Guess I’m all Wight…
A post I nearly titled ‘Oh, I don’t like to be beside the seaside’ On a wet, chilly and generally miserable evening I make my way to Gunwharf Quays for my first Meetup of the Start-Up Disruptors Solent Group. As I set out from my office the weather is at first only mildly wet, chilly… Continue reading All met up
Having the idea to start my own business is the easy bit. Making it happen is rather more complicated. Things I need to do include (in no real order): Write a business plan. A colleague at my day job deals with business plans as part of his role and has offered to help with mine,… Continue reading So much to do…
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