What my writing is like

I don’t do girly and I don’t do sweet, but I do emotion, funny and snappy.

And above all, I do crisp and clean.

To Cannes or not to Cannes

To Cannes or not to Cannes

I just feel I get tricked a lot. By myself. Mostly, I solve the wrong problem. Or I get seduced by something, like a kiddo in a candy store. Facebook or youtube stuff that looks interesting. Fashion, endless rows of clothes or moisturisers with the promise of younger...

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What I learned in 2018

What I learned in 2018

Bill Gates posted something with a similar title the other day. Who better to borrow from? So without further ado, let me cherrypick a tres jolie collection of ups, downs and ahas, from my office on the 17th floor to your browser. The second I wrote that, I sighed a...

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Rule #1: Assume nothing

Rule #1: Assume nothing

Given the luxury, I will sit around and wait for it. Something will get my attention, like my eyebrows, which I will diligently proceed to pluck, or, God forbid, some Youtube title from the usual suspects (John Oliver, Wisecrack, Peaceful Cuisine or the Nerdwriter....

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When I don’t write, I love to read or listen to some of these amazing creators:

On being with Krista Tippett

(Maybe because I also look a bit like Krista. I wish I was her twin.) Her podcast is my weekly soul spa.

Here’s the thing with Alec Baldwin

A smart hangout with brainy creatives. (Plus he’s how I discovered Krista.)

The Tim Ferriss Show

A podcast on excellence and the habits that take you there. And the unsung revolutionary behind my new morning routine.

The Guardian’s Audio Long Reads

Because culture and new thinking make a fine cup of tea while stuck in traffic. For long form journalism lovers.

 Wisecrack

Philosopher geeks with a taste for the classics: movies, books and superheros. I like. And give on Patreon.

Nerdwriter

Crisp videos on filmmaking and culture. Am a Patron. Je like again.

The School of Life

The Alpha and Omega.  A cool way to get up to date with Aristoteles without reading 47 volumes.

Caroline Hirons

Because I go gaga over creams, and blush, and lipstick.

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