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D&Ad

I have renewed my subscription for D&Ad, the body that helps creatives. It may help lessen my imposter syndrome; the fact that I am part of a massive collective of world renowned designers who are all making a difference. Or, conversely, could it mean that it magnifies my sense of dread? As in, I will be exposed to some cutting edge design and design that I do not know where to start with; earth shattering…

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March (Of The) Newsletter

Hello – hope you are well? I have a brief moment of spare time so I thought I would share a few things with you… Jazz On The Radio My monthly foray in to tamed, structured music continues – yes, it is time for The Jazz Show, Sunday at 4pm.  You can tune in by heading HERE and pressing the play button. The show is broadcast on Harrogate Community Radio and is becoming a lot of fun…

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Mail Shout

Typed this up for the station I volunteer at – it is a Newsletter. Howdy! Hope you’re well? Spring is Springing and I have some exciting Station News for everyone. We have 2 new, amazing series starting this weekend!  On Saturday at 2pm Our Gate starts on Harrogate Community Radio. It is a community show, by the community and Jack Sinclair is your host! Jack cut his chops on Vox Pod and The Present Age, so to find out…

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An Instagram Exorcism

An Instagram Exorcism is happening right now to my work account @DrewsADesigner – it was needed. I had over 1,100 Ghost followers and that was terrible for business – very low turn over on the likage. IG (as it is known) is fond of dedicated fans of your content – folk who like your stuff. Hopefully this will get my designs noticed. I will be building up the my list again sometime soon… organically this…

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Find Me On Good Reads!

A website for reading. Reading books. Not reading the code or the text on the site. A website about literature; Good Reads, that’s its name. Admittedly, it is aimed for Kindle readers – but, there are heaps normal books being rated there. And, indeed, that is what the site does. Good Reads is the website – it intelligence signals. It allows you tell the people who follow you how intelligent you are by listing all…

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Review (Of Sorts)

The Luxury Of Discernment

The typical ten-year-old violinist can’t tell the difference between a cheap instrument and a Guarneri. Just as a harried road man simply wolfs down a hamburger, not really worried or aware of its provenance or flavour. And a bureaucrat buys whatever is cheapest and meets spec, without regard for how well it is designed or the supply chain that created it. Enthusiasts will work their whole lives to be able to tell the difference in how…

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