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D&AD

The kitchen that bites back, the manic lawnmower and the fish fountain. How Jacques Tati tells a story through sound in his 1958 film, M Hulot.

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Clean Cut Media

I love writing blogs for Clean Cut Media, an award-winning video production company on the edge of Bushy Park in London.

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Countrywide

I’ve written and delivered dozens of writing training workshops over the years, but this was something different. This time, I was holding the workshop in a box overlooking Aston Villa FC’s pitch.

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London School of Economics

The London School of Economics is a fascinating place. George Bernard Shaw was one of the founders and, when it opened in 1895, all the students fitted into two rented rooms off the Strand.

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The Brooke

I’ve had a soft spot for donkeys since my Grandma took me on a mystery coach tour to Weston-super-Mare and I had a ride on a beach donkey called Flora.

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GSK

With graduate recruitment, the challenge is to attract the best possible people while making sure they’re the right fit for the company.

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Stringing Words Together

Playing a piece of music is like telling a story. A good storyteller knows how to capture an audience’s attention, vary the pace, add in the detail that hooks the imagination, and carry listeners along, ensuring they’re eager to hear the end of the story.

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Deloitte

I’ve written a number of case studies for Deloitte’s Consultancy practice which have won awards in the Management Consultancies Association’s Management Awards.

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Corney & Barrow

Hear about Dougie, the mixologist / comedian, the bar that serves marmalade breakfast martinis, and the best place to eavesdrop on Old Bailey barristers.

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