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Imagination Versus Reality

This week, our Learning Director, Andy, explores the captivating interplay between imagination and visual portrayal in storytelling, drawing insightful parallels from his recent experience with Ian Rankin’s Rebus novels and their television adaptation. Join Andy as he delves into the dynamics of narrative immersion and the enduring power of crafted…

Remembering Dad Honouring His Legacy and the Power of Remembrance.

Friday Reflections – Remembering Dad: Honouring His Legacy and the Power of Remembrance

Last week my Dad would have turned 82, sadly he is no longer with us. But we do always try to ensure milestones, like his birthday, to keep his memory alive. Not so much for me, as I often think of him, but for my children… I want to make…

Friday Reflections -Reflecting on Resilience inspired by Rugby Legend Rob Burrows.

Friday Reflections – Reflecting on Resilience

I was reading about the tragic passing of Rugby league legend and Motor Neurone Disease (MND) campaigner Rob Burrow, who died on Sunday aged only 41. Rob had filmed a documentary ‘There’s Only One Rob Burrow’ which is yet to be released but on his passing a poignant clip was…

Friday Reflections. Discovering True Happiness with a Father and Son chat.

Friday Reflections – Discovering True Happiness

I was talking to my son about what he wants to do when he’s older and sadly, I guess he is like many 15-year-olds and just wants a shortcut to success and become a TikTok influencer – he sees this as a quick route to make money. It’s the get-rich-quick…

Friday Reflections - The Lord of the Rings. The Hobbit House.

Friday Reflections – The Lord of the Rings

I am reading Lord of the Rings to my son at the moment. This is a big deal as these are my favourite books. I love the depth and tangibleness of the world Tolkien created, I love not just the adventure and characters but the language used so beautifully to…

Friday Reflections - Learning at Work Week

Friday Reflection – Learning at Work Week

This week marks Learning at work week and I guess as a Learning and Development Company it is perhaps natural for us jump on this topic, however, I don’t actually believe Learning at Work Week is designed with Companies like us, who work in L&D, in mind.  As you’d expect…

Friday Reflection – The Magic of Bluebells

I recently when for a lovely dog work in our local woods and was delighted to be greeted with an incredible blue carpet of bluebells, it smelt and felt like spring. I made a throwaway comment to my wife about how a carpet like this takes decades, if not centuries…

Friday Reflection – Married at First Sight Australia

So I have just completed watching the latest series of MAFS or Married At First Sight Australia. This is not my usual watching, but it did become part of my wife and I’s routine over the last few months, which I am now glad is over! For those of you…

Friday Reflection – Seat Sitting

Something shocking happened to me recently, I’d go as far as to say that a cardinal sin was committed against me. I was attending a two-day event with about 15 other people and over the two days we all attended various sessions all of which were held in the same…

Friday Reflection – Dune Part Two

This weekend I watched Dune Part Two at the Cinema, I used to love the book and I really loved Part 1, which had one of my favourite movie quotes hidden in its dialogue: “The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.” “The mystery…