All posts tagged “Simplicity

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An expensive Swiss watch will have lots of “complications”; those wonderfully engineered elements of the device that adds fascination, status and costs, but make no difference to its essential function of telling the time. As a general rule, professionals from lawyers to bureaucrats thrive on… Read More

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Reflections 11th April

It’s been an eventful week full of conversation around what I referred to last week as a sense of “quickening” – that as yet not well defined but quite tangible sense of things moving. Maybe Spring, maybe the anticipation of greater degrees of freedom and… Read More

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Covid-19 is revealing some uncomfortable truths to us. We have built an incredibly fragile economy based on things of fleeting and peripheral value. What is left of any value when we have consumed: The £3 coffee that contains around twenty five pence worth of coffee?… Read More