Tag Archives: Diversity

What Happens When All the Artists Leave?

It’s an interesting question.  Can any formerly abuzz creative conurbation survive the loss of its artists and its most creative people?  I suspect London is about to find out.  I read this article this morning: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/01/creative-young-brits-quit-london-affordable-berlin In the article, the … Continue reading

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Savour the Flavour

One of the best and most pleasurable things you can do in your whole life and one which you should do, if the opportunity ever arises, is take lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant and try their taster menu.  It … Continue reading

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When Diversity and Profit Collide

Have you ever wondered why the choice of books and music, or even foodstuffs, is so limited at the biggest superstores?  We know that the range of books, music and branded products is vast, in reality, but we never see … Continue reading

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Why Do We Bother?

What fuels your art and creativity?  Can you analyse your artistic impulse and find the well spring from which it issues?  In short, given how hard it is to create great art, how much time it takes, how much skill … Continue reading

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Unity

Unity is an interesting thing.  It’s powerful.  It has a certain wholeness, completeness and closure to it, yet it embraces diversity.  Diversity and unity are not in conflict.  Unity, once tapped, can be the most powerful tool we have. When … Continue reading

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Complementary Currencies Prevent Artist Starvation

Watch this important video from the 2009 TEDx Berlin conference by Bernard Lietaer, author of “The Future of Money”, a book I commend to you highly.  Bernard was involved in the design of the hard ECU in the European Union … Continue reading

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