You know what I’m sayin – Modern language series: part III

  Neologisms: ‘newly coined words or phrases frequently used by members of society, yet still in the process of entering common use in mainstream language.’   NEOLOGISM NUMBER THREE – Fandemonium. The impetus behind the [...]

You know what I’m sayin – Modern language series: part II

Neologisms: ‘newly coined words or phrases frequently used by members of society, yet still in the process of entering common use in mainstream language.’   NEOLOGISM NUMBER TWO – Mashing.   Mashing is a term [...]

You know what I’m sayin – Modern language series: part I

  NEOLOGISMS: ‘newly coined words or phrases frequently used by members of society, yet still in the process of entering common use in mainstream language.’ What we love about this is the fact that the [...]

Neuroplasticity – Your designer brain

  This month we bring you a brain, memory, life, and longevity links special!     Good news.... You can, in fact, think yourself smart. Scientific research studies from the mid 90’s tell [...]

Why before you buy – what does our spending say about us?

  Conspicuous Consumption is a marketing term used to describe the buyer habit of spending to acquire luxury goods and services as a means of publicly displaying economic power, status or wealth. Seemingly [...]

On and on it goes – A links list for March

  March makes it abundantly clear that we are cyclical beings. Light and dark, old and new, outspoken at times, quietly reserved in others. Passing this through a more philosophical lens it’s easy to come [...]

The pursuit of eudaimonia – what ancient Greece can teach us about living well

  Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and [...]

Take note – the benefits of daily journal writing practices

“Why is one compelled to write? To set oneself apart, cocooned, rapt in solitude, despite the wants of others. Virginia Woolf had her room. Proust his shuttered windows. Marguerite Duras her muted house. Dylan Thomas [...]

Obscure & delightful – 5 destinations for your next holiday wish list

    1. Fancy life inside a lighthouse? If you’ve ever seen Michael Fassbender in The Light Between Oceans, we know you’ve secretly been harbouring a seed for that dream. Escaping civilisation, keeping [...]

Who, what, when – Podcast links for necessary knowledge in the now

  Starting fresh as we all grab hold of new and improved values for the coming weeks, here is our first 2019 selection of thoughtful podcasts to ignite the parts of your brain where curation, [...]

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