Month: September 2016

The art of making more than just a product by Otter Surfboards

What does making mean to you? I discovered this great little film when reading through the Hiut Denim newsletter.  You could do a lot worse than signing up to this...

/ September 26, 2016

David Lynch on where ideas come from

“It (an idea), comes like on a TV in your mind”- David Lynch If you can stretch to the 2 minutes and 12 seconds this video takes then you won’t...

/ September 23, 2016

Extreme Athlete Hayley Ashburn on dealing with fear

“I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass through me. And when my fear is gone, only I will remain. “ – Hayley Ashburn     Highlining...

/ September 22, 2016

Jack White: Restrictions bring creativity

“Inspiration and work ethic… they ride right next to each other”  – Jack White I’ll spare you the pre-amble on this one.  If you’re sitting there (now or in the...

/ September 21, 2016

Creative Collisions: Equal Folk, giving a voice to the LGBT community in a creative way

  Tell me a little about you and your project?   I’m Bea: in no particular order, I’m Italian, informally adopted Scottish for the past 5 years, deep-down-loving Irish with...

/ September 13, 2016

Creative Collisions: Sarah McCrum is offering you Energy on Demand

One of the best aspects of completing Seth Godin’s altMBA is the fact that I get to be part of an alumni made up of makers, mavericks, change agents and doers...

/ September 12, 2016

Creative Collisions: Moira Warren, a Luxury Jeweller sticking to her values

Do one thing well I had the pleasure recently of meeting Moira Patience Warren, founder of Patience Jewellery an award winning luxury jewellery brand based in Edinburgh.  Like many people...

/ September 9, 2016

Can dealing with loss or trauma lead to self improvement?

Forgive the title of this post.  My intention is not to glibly draw a comparison between loss and the often over-played, positive ‘ra-ra’ of self-improvement. Let me explain… Last night I...

/ September 9, 2016