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Recent articles, thoughts and posts about branding and anything else that I find interesting and thought you might find interesting too.

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It's a new dawn, it's a new day

It's a new dawn, it's a new day

When does your year start? Mine lands on the 1st April, no joke.

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Kings of Leon; Only By The Night (2008)

Kings of Leon; Only By The Night (2008)

“Double-pack with a photograph. Extra track and a tacky badge.” How about a non-fungible token instead.

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Why would you ask a brand consultant to design a book cover?

Why would you ask a brand consultant to design a book cover?

It’s world book day, so what better book to share than Why Men Win At Work by Gill Whitty-Collins (with a cover I designed!). It’s also the book of the month at @BOOKSetc for March 2021.

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The Smiths, The Smiths (1984)

The Smiths, The Smiths (1984)

This week an ad caught my eye. “No record collection is complete without the classics. Shop essentials”; Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and The Smiths. Is this true???

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Love your brand

Love your brand

Love your brand. It’s your brand. It’s not my brand.  It’s your brand. 

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Black Country New Road;
For the first time (2021)

Black Country New Road; For the first time (2021)

What’s the ideal length for an album?  As artists continue to game Spotify by releasing Super-Deluxe extended versions, this clocks in at a reassuring 40 minutes.

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Going Back to School

Going Back to School

I decided to go back to school and enrolled for a History of Art A Level, via distance learning experts The National Extension College (NEC).

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