What some of those furloughed employees have been up to during lockdown… Boy are we looking forward to getting out of lockdown! One of the coping tactics that I use, and I know others do too, is imagining what life will be like in a post-covid world. Putting aside the downright depressing idea that we […]
Short story submitted to the Mogford Prize 2020 Chef stands grandly and full-bodied in the middle of his domain, his kitchen. Smoothing the crisply starched linen over his ample frame, tweaking his moustache and adjusting, again, his high pleated toque. The kitchen door bursts open and the waiter scurries in. ‘Two at table three didn’t […]
All of us leave a trail of small impacts on others as we travel through life. A kindness here, a mistake there, a product that helps, a book that makes a reader cry. We often know nothing of these little touches on others’ lives. Sometimes, these nudges turn out to have a much greater effect, […]
Having decided to give up full-time work my successor and I decided that we should make a final trip together to visit key customers in the US. It was a great trip to NY and LA, visiting many of the major post-production, film and television production facilities. At one such visit I had just explained […]
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