Open all hours?

As someone who absorbs sponge-like everything house and building, and writes about it, I have noted the “open plan”, zoning, and “knocking all walls down” trends over the last twenty years. There is no doubt, the idea of a huge kitchen with a stool-surrounded island and bi-folding sliding doors to the garden is a beautiful […]

High Street into homes?

Today’s morning news, aside from the seemingly eternal subjects, centres around the Government’s imminent announcement via Rt. Hon. Robert Jenrick. Specifically, “Housing secretary allows conversion of wide range of premises to homes without planning permission. The Government will today lay down new planning rules allowing the conversion of a vast array of high street premises […]

Your story, your message, your testimonial – build on it!

your story, your message, your testimonial – build on it!

As experienced hands in communications for building and construction clients, we are loving the new world where there is a plethora of channels to use.  And, while the industry may not have been completely up to speed digitally at the beginning of 2020 (Ok – good but not yet at the top of the class […]

Niksen – can you “do nothing”?

niksen – can you “do nothing”?

Niksen – Not sure about fads but this one is good! Can you “do nothing”? Busy doing nothing!  Walking the dog at 7am every morning (yes, I found the wet weather gear from somewhere and have genuine boot room envy!) gives me time to think about the day ahead and what I need to do […]

Today’s routes for words, images and videos in your business

You’ve spent energy and imagination producing content about your business, so take the time to place it and share it – whether that’s amongst the media or further afield, today’s communications channels offer a great opportunity for companies to spread the word. The art is in the collation of the information and the timing of […]

Good will conquer

Now at last the world seems to be moving forward again; yet I am noticing two distinct camps in both business and home life. There is the cautious, rule-follower but no one seems to really know the rules now! And there is the “saddle up, get-on-with-it and gallop” brigade. Both, as in all “debates”, have […]