Window Shopping vs. Purchasing

Window shopping has probably been around as long as advertising. Part of a creative effort to get us to buy what we want but don’t need. It’s been extended to the digital realm for many years, and supercharged by social media. Notionally harmless, it is a pleasurable diversion that consumes our attention to little end.Continue reading “Window Shopping vs. Purchasing”

What would it take for money to be beautiful?

It’s strange how random thoughts sometimes stay with you. Perhaps it was the beautiful September day, or the enthusiasm of the people on the stalls, or the colour. We went to the only garden exhibition we’ve been able to this year, and the explosion of colours, smells, and enthusiasm for craft and beauty in theContinue reading “What would it take for money to be beautiful?”

Agency

Agency is one of those interesting words that seem to have polarities of accepted meaning. At one end, the association with external agency- estate agencies, advertising agencies, government agencies. At the other end, our personal agency. How we interact with the world, what we take responsibility for. I think it’s about locus of control. ThoseContinue reading “Agency”