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What’s wrong with World Book Day

Today, March 3rd 2022 is the 25th World Book Day. The World Book Day mission is to ‘promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own.’ So, what’s wrong with it? Nothing. It’s brilliant! And yet certain people are still finding something to complain about. […]

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What does the Ukraine crisis mean to me?

Waking up to today’s news that ‘they’ve gone in’ filled many with dread. A quick Google search will explain what’s going on in Ukraine. But that search won’t help you with what’s going on in your head. What goes on in your mind is down to you. ‘The price of gas will go up… again’. […]

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Pick a card

As soon as you hear those words you know what’s coming. Whether it’s a youngster performing a simple trick through to the restaurant table professional who is about to blow your mind between courses, the set-up is the same. It’s reassuring, but what makes ‘Pick a card work’ is the opportunity to create a surprise. […]

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Less Than 4 Seconds

On May 6th 2018 Feliks Zemdegs completed a Rubik’s Cube in less than five seconds (4:22!) setting a world record that no one could beat.   That’s faster than the time it took you to read the last sentence.   Then along came Yusheng Du who did it in 3:47! Less than four seconds.   […]

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Two years ago today

Who could have predicted what an extraordinary two years we would experience? In some ways time has flown. In others it’s limped by. No one knows what will happen next. What I do know is the next two years are going to be equally as extraordinary. Are you ready? Ready to embrace even more change? […]

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The key to brand loyalty

When it comes to creating brand loyalty, I believe TRUST is top. In the simplest (real life) terms: I don’t trust Hermes* to return my product to Amazon, but I do trust Amazon to refund me anyway. Therefore, I comfortably buy from Amazon, but I wouldn’t choose to send anything via Hermes. Trust is key […]

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You have bad breath

If you had halitosis, would you want to know? Easy answer. But would you want to be told? You may think yes. The truth is a little more complex. I had to inform a regular driver he had chronic halitosis. It had reached the point where our hearts would drop when we got in his […]

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How to wipe out negativity

The best way to wipe out negativity is to starve it. Negativity can’t survive without fuel. But removing it? That’s hard. Because like a fire needs oxygen, negativity needs unhelpful thoughts. And the fuel for these thoughts is everywhere. There is a better way… To fight a fire, a CO2 extinguisher replaces the oxygen with […]

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22 Ways To Make Your 2022 a Brill One

I know lists to start your year could be seen as clichéd, but I enjoy writing them and, from previous years, it looks like you enjoy reading them. Here we go: 1 Mend Something. Repairing rather than replacing is rewarding and makes you appreciate what you have. This applies to items and relationships. 2 Read […]

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Merry Christmas

This is my last message of this year. It’s simply to wish you a Merry Christmas and a peaceful time with family and friends over the coming days. If you must work – I salute you If you’re on your own – in spirit, I’m with you If you’re worried – it’s going to be alright If still haven’t found what to buy your wife for Christmas – I feel you😉 If could […]

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