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 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”

The Alchemy of Coronavirus

Alchemy is a great metaphor for what’s going on right now. The epitome of creative destruction. Firstly, the reduction of the familiar into a mass, then the extraction from the mass of what’s needed, and finally the synthesis of that into the new. Base metal to gold. Coronavirus is a catalyst. It’s started the process.Continue reading “The Alchemy of Coronavirus”