7 special time-saving tools to keep you ahead of the game and boost productivity
Constantly strapped for time? Never enough hours in the day?
I hear you! Life’s *always* busy, right?
But what if I was to tell you that there were a few simple ways in which you could re-claim some of...
Graphic design for non graphic designers… with Canva
We can’t all be designers! And for those of who aren’t, Canva is a great, relatively simple tool for those little design jobs that you really feel you ought to be doing yourself…
Canva makes it easier for us non-pro folks to design attractive,...
Brexit: sane insights and practical advice for small creative businesses
Early in the morning on 24th June 2016, I walked into my living room to find my partner staring at his laptop in total disbelief...he then almost inaudibly uttered 'Brexit won'. The shock immediately sent us both outside, with Eddie my...
3 Daily De-cluttering Habits That Will Transform Your Productivity
I don’t buy into the idea that creativity is born from chaos.
When I’m surrounded by disorder in any area of my life, it makes me feel panicky. And for me, panic is the kryptonite to creativity.
Being in a muddle – physically or mentally...
Need a Members Club in London? - Consider joining the Royal Academy
Last Wednesday 8th February, I took a well needed day off and went to see the David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy.We got there just before 10am in the peak of big freeze temperatures and stood in line...
Happy 30th January!
I don't know about you but I'm really pleased to see the back end of January. There may still be snow on the way, but I feel we can allow ourselves to look forward to Spring as February begins. Snowdrops and crocuses randomly poking through on urban lawns...
David Hockney - A Bigger Picture - The Royal Academy, Piccadilly 21st Jan - 9th April 2012. The show is part of Cultural Olympiad
Lucien Freud - 'Portraits' - National Portrait Gallery 9th Feb - 27th May 2012
The Mystery of Appearance: Conversations between 10 British Post-war Painters - Haunch of Venison...
People often ask us for quick tips on list management. Methods that work for me may not necessarily suit everyone. Even the MSPA team use different systems, some are still very happily committed to their moleskin notebook and some (like me) are almost entirely digital. I don't think it's flash,...
Wunderlist - Enables dreamers to plan and planners to dream.
Do you write TO DO lists for each days tasks? - if you don't complete them that day, where do you write down the ones you haven't done?....and so on.
Read on for a really effective solution.
MSPA has been using 'Wunderlist' since...