My love of books has no limits. The knowledge contained within the pages, the stories, the photographs. Each new book is a welcome addition into my home. Studying floristry online has required searching for additional material. The perfect excuse to carry out some serious shopping for floristry books. Info: A best-selling guide to plants and […]
I have always been fascinated with Japanese culture, especially their views on nature. So I jumped at the chance to learn a bit about ikebana as an extra to my floristry course. This was the perfect opportunity to learn with a teacher, while receiving guidance and feedback during a 6-week course. I’ve known Azusa Kito […]
After years of constant computer companionship, endless hours of freelance work, loads of projects, companies and clients, a stream of endless demands, I was starting to feel burnt-out and empty. A constant void that filled me with dread, things were not good. It took me a while to sort things out but I managed in […]
What do Stranger Things, the Classic Mini Nes, and 2017’s Beauty and the Beast have in common? Nostalgia, of course! Sweet, delicious, melancholy nostalgia; linked to memories, taste, smell, even touch. Nostalgia has been getting a bad rap recently. I don’t quite understand why. I find that companies have finally woken up to the fact […]
Oil and water: two elements that don’t mix well. They don’t get along, and no matter how much you shake them, they always end up separating. This is the case with SEO and computer programmers. At least in my experience or maybe it’s just Spain? Surely this doesn’t happen elsewhere… How is it possible that such […]
Tendrils of moss eerily sway in a non-existent breeze. A constant drip of moisture, rolling banks of cloud that create sudden blankets of fog, ruined bits of abandoned buildings that reach up to the sky. A strange and mysterious place, filled with silence and sudden changes of temperature. A relaxed atmosphere that is untouched by […]
Notice how the days are starting to slowly stretch? The light stays around longer. Everywhere you look, green things are pushing through, spring is most definitely on the way. We can’t complain though, this winter has been easy. So if you’re itching to get outside but can’t, take a moment to lose yourself in the […]
For some reason, many people think that emotion and intuition have no place in the fast-paced environment of event production. I completely disagree. Time after time, it has been my intuition and a more emotional approach that has made the difference.
Stop for a moment. Put down your phone. What do you hear? What do you see? Can you smell anything? Do you even remember how?
Way back in summer 2016, I started to realize I needed a change. Well, to be honest, I had actually started to realize in summer 2015. But you know how we humans are. You continue along, make a few half-hearted efforts at feeble change, keep hitting your head against the same walls. Over and over […]