On Monday, I had breakfast with a friend and colleague. She’d emailed suggesting we meet at Starbucks to plan a project we’ve been mulling over these last few months. Starbucks has made a fortune out of being everyone’s global/local coffee shop, storying itself as a multinational pillar of the community. This friendly neighbourhood tale has […]Read more "From Boycotts to Girlcotts: (Re)storying neighbourhood coffee shops"
On my nightstand: Geoff Mead’s Coming Home to Story In my wallet, a Love Your Indie card. The loyalty card that works across 136 bookshops in the UK. I picked mine up at Word Power Books. The sacred power of listening, which forms the foundation for all good storytelling. How the story of entitlement threatens all […]Read more "Friday Findings: coming home"
On my nightstand: This year’s (2013) winner of the Dundee International Book Prize: In the Rosary Garden by Nicola White Healthy never tasted so good: The Life Changing Loaf of Bread Stan Raucher’s photos from subways around the world, a glimpse of everyday human intimacy. My favourite, the one from Metro Line 3 Mexico City: […]Read more "Fab Friday Links: from subway pics to woodland whimsy"