As part of the day job I have been researching macro trends for 2017/18. These are big picture ideas which bring together the most innovative and inspiring ideas from art, design, fashion, technology, interiors & architecture, food, the media and… Read More

Style Icon: Dolly

Singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, humanitarian and all round camp cowgirl Dolly Parton turned 70 this week, so we have been playing her greatest hits on a loop and celebrating her unique sense of style. Here are five things you may… Read More

A stylish dog walking jacket from Uniqlo

High-performance outerwear thats waterproof, windproof, durable water-repellent and has stretch properties – what’s not to like. The Blocktech coat from Uniqlo includes seam sealant to keep wind and rain from penetrating the seams and is excellent for outdoor activities where… Read More

Iris Apfel’s Wearable Tech

It seems like everyone I know got a wearable tech wristband for Christmas. Couples are competing for the most amount of steps per day and constantly check the amount sleep/nutrition/activity they are getting. It makes sense to track our fitness… Read More

Tech enhanced Nanna skills

The Sausage Nonnas (image from The Cassandra Report) A feature on The Cassandra Report recently, highlighted how entrepreneurs are tapping into older peoples cooking skills and their desire to be part of a their community by setting up online schemes… Read More

Serial is back!

Were you hooked to Serial back in 2014 like I was? It was a great example of engaging documentary storytelling which became a world wide hit, reaching 5 million downloads faster than any podcast in history. The first season looked… Read More