100 words each on our favourite poems

100 words each on our favourite poems

[et_social_share] To celebrate World Poetry Day, we talk you through the poems and poets we love – in under 100 words each. Desiderata, by Max Ehrmann  ‘Desiderata’ is a firm family favourite. It may be 90 years old, but it’s chock-full of solid...
A mysterious blog – for discerning readers only

A mysterious blog – for discerning readers only

[et_social_share] You probably haven’t heard of The Mysterious Package Company. I hadn’t heard of them either, until one of their ads popped up on Facebook. On a whim, I clicked through to their website. Here are some bits of their writing, and four clever comms...
The poet, the grandad, and words on a train

The poet, the grandad, and words on a train

[et_social_share] Most people have a natural ability to communicate well. Businesses have forgotten how to do it. Novelist and poet Michael Rosen reports a delightful exchange between a child and grandfather on a train: Pre-school boy with his grandparents. Non-posh....
Soapbox 4: our post-Easter round up

Soapbox 4: our post-Easter round up

[et_social_share] During the election campaign, we’re sharing the best and the worst of political communication. There’ll be no party bias here. We promise to praise everyone and spare no one, despite what we secretly think. Welcome to our post-Easter Soapbox. Today,...
Soapbox 2: our difficult second election blog

Soapbox 2: our difficult second election blog

[et_social_share] During the election campaign, we’re sharing the best and the worst of political communication. There’ll be no party bias here. We promise to praise everyone and spare no one, despite what we secretly think. Today on the Soapbox……. David Cameron does...