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Introducing Happiness: A Practical Guide
(Icon Books / Totem Books, 2012)
A brief and breezy guide to the various philosophies of happiness—from Zhuangzi to the world of Positive Psychology and from Epicurus to the Buddha—packed with entertaining and fun exercises. Introducing Happiness is also ...
For me, the most important photograph of Women's Olympic Participation: the 1912 British 4 x100 freestyle relay team.
The presentation explores a well-known but often taken for granted photograph showing swimmers of 1912 wearing revealing swimsuits. It argues that competitive principles rather than modesty defined the appearance and ...
Introduction, The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century British and Irish Women's Poetry
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
The Introduction surveys the developments in publishing and criticism then sets a vision for the book. The chapters that follow address gender without reducing women's poetry to simply a gendered artefact. Posts to be ...
(Marlborough Fine Art, 2014-03)
This short chapter addresses the recent work of British sculptor Cathie Pilkington. Her work is discussed in the context of Benjamin's ideas of aura, and Rilke's earlier text On Dolls. These are reframed with reference ...
John Piper's Modernist Scenography
(Edinburgh University Press, 2016-06)
As one of the pre-eminent British painters of the twentieth century, John Piper secured his legacy with his depictions of swirling seas, grand country houses, and secluded churches. However his contribution to the theatre ...
(Royal College of Art, 2015)
This was a performed reading of ‘Waking Ouroboros’, an illustrated essay that interweaves a near-future, magical realist, short fiction with speculative musings on the notions of transparency, visibility, surveillance and ...
Design Supporting Business
Design Supporting Business – Research-through-practice by practice as research (Portfolio) This research investigates methods in which companies (Large Enterprises (LE’s) and Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SME’s)) ...
On otherness - Looking at (different ways of) inculcating diversity
George Geary: One of the Most Widely Travelled Cricketers of His Time
(Leicester's Sporting Heroes, 2011-02)
George Geary, a Leicestershire County Cricket Club all-rounder was one of the most widely travelled cricketers of his day. He went on to coach at Charterhouse, including among other people, the future England captain Peter ...
The Next Trend in Design
(Design Management Institute, 2011-10)
Just why are trends felt so trendy by designers nowadays? Where do trends really come from? How can we forecast the next trend, and be sure that it won’t simply be a transient fad? How can we make a simple, convincing, ...