Coffee Break

Goose Bump Video of Blur Bassist Alex James Flying a Spitfire

October 20, 2012

What is it about the Spitfire that makes it so iconic? I remember painstakingly building and painting an Airfix model Spifire as a child. All these memories came flooding back when I read an excellent article by Alex James in my mother’s Sunday Telegraph. He movingly described his love of this aircraft and the amazing [...]

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Pigeon Impossible

October 14, 2012

My kids love watching this brilliant piece of animation by Lucas Martell. And it makes a refreshing change from Peppa Pig…

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Are You Unique or Are You Invisible?

June 18, 2012

Coffee break posts are sometimes slightly “off topic” from the main goal of this blog to help educate and equip you for greater success with your business. My kids love this video. I love it too and some of it’s shot in Edinburgh, where I was born. It’s a clip of Danny MacAskill, a Scottish trials cyclist showcasing his [...]

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

June 11, 2012

Coffee break posts are sometimes slightly “off topic” from the main goal of this blog to help educate and equip you for greater success with your business. This one’s inspiring. In this TED talk creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to [...]

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The Power of Vulnerability

May 28, 2012

Coffee break posts are sometimes slightly “off topic” from the main goal of this blog to help educate and equip you for greater success with your business. Who knows some might prompt a spark of inspiration. Here’s an excellent TED talk by Brené Brown where she shares her research into the importance of connection. She’s a great [...]

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