One Year On

It suddenly dawned on me yesterday that it has been one year since I began the journey of freelancing. What better time to reflect, especially as for the last three weeks I have been up to my eyes in a project that is taking up every minute of the day and I could do with…

An Oblique Strategy NFC Idol

I’ve found Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies a powerful way of breaking out of a creative rut. In music, I often used them within a band to force us to shift our thinking. We would end up swapping instruments, inverting chords or playing with a new dynamic. In the end, we may end up coming back…

Behind the scenes at the museum

It’s almost as if museum employees have to spend so much time obsessing about appearances out in the public that once it’s out of sight, out of mind, it’s anyone’s game. Here are some glimpses of behind those “Staff Only” doors at some of the stranger things you may find. Warning: contains a prevalence¬†of creepy…