1960: The Making of the President

The United States Presidential election last year was probably the most interesting one ever in terms of twists and turns, rabbits out of hats and gotchas. A fascinating battle, the likes of which we haven’t seen before wit social media, “alternative facts” and leaks-a-plenty really being felt for the first time. The election of 1960 fought… Read More »

Endeavour: Morse Meets Mad Men

Who Is Endeavour Morse? Fans of the classic British police drama Inspector Morse had to wait until the final episode to discover Morse’s first name. An intensely private character, he was known simply as Morse to everyone, and never told anyone his first name. In the new series Endeavour there is no such mystery. Endeavour… Read More »

Eggless Peanut Butter Cookie Variations

These eggless peanut butter cookies are easy to make with just a few ingredients you’ve probably already got on hand. They’re perfect for when we have vegans visiting, or I need a lactose-free cookie recipe on short notice. I have made them with butter rather than vegan margarine and that works fine, but they won’t… Read More »

JPod

Douglas Coupland captured the spirit of an era with Generation X, a revealing portrait of slacker life in Canada. The lack of ambition and conformity was considered disturbing and reviewers worried about a lost generation. JPod looks again at a new generation of employees working in the software industry. It’s interesting reading for anyone working… Read More »

Severance

Taking a break from working over the Easter weekend, a film about a Management Team Building break seemed a good choice. Organisations invest heavily in team building away days, short breaks and outward bound adventures. It’s important that teams get on well together, trust each other, and know each others strengths and weaknesses. Severance sees… Read More »