Old Masters – Family Business

Old Masters – Family Business

Grand Designs of Venice  as viewed and recorded by Canalleto,   are a  fascinating  art record  with a `photographic' quality that allow each place to be observed for changes through the years, when compared to now.  When we discovered he was, in effect, contributor to a family business it was enough of an inspiration for us [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.23 – The Eco Builder

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.23 – The Eco Builder

Mud...  Mud...  Glorious Cob! Unclogging the brain is a good thing; it brings in fresh ideas, inspirational thinking, and, our old favourite, new perspective. Fulfilling requisites for after work play; a change of scenery, a little exercise, some fresh air and maybe some quiet time can be accomplished in many ways, but unless ‘away from [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.18 Brolly Brilliant Designers

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.18 Brolly Brilliant Designers

Complex, chaos, overwhelmed?  Sounds like an ad for headache medication or some form of network marketing business financial hype. Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on your stance, it’s the language of our era.  Every day some form of chaos or complex crisis is brought to the fore and as we’ve quoted before "any fool can make [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.16  The Freelancer

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.16 The Freelancer

Free as a Bird As businesses operate from one business cycle to another any economic uncertainty results in change and, as business models change, reorganization occurs which can further fuel economic uncertainty. Enter the Freelancer, the person who doesn’t want, to or can’t risk being, the employee that is laid off.  The fields in which [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.14 The Pub Landlord

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.14 The Pub Landlord

Making No Bones About Being a Pub Landlord There is far more to running a pub than chatting with the locals and pulling an occasional pint. With notoriously long hours, a determination for your business is a necessary requirement for a landlord’s business success. So, in one of Britain’s best known industries, how does a [...]