Fashion, Enterprise, and New Futures

Can new thinking and new choices in fashion change the world? Recently I was invited to speak at a business event:  Storytelling and Emotion,  hosted by the Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE).  CFE is the enterprise development arm of the London College of Fashion. I visited with them a week before the event to get …

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@MindRheo: What a Difference a Year Makes!

I can’t quite believe that it’s the 30th of December 2016.  I’ve just brewed a pot of strong black coffee (a must-try for the dark roast drinker) and am contemplating mixing some coffee martinis for a few of my die-hard coffee friends at our New Year dinner.  I think I’ll replace the vanilla flavoured vodka with pure vanilla bean and either …

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Saimir Pirgu: Inside the Mind of an Operatic Prodigy

  Acclaimed by audiences and critics around the world, Saimir Pirgu is  a world-renowned tenor whose performances range from Macduff in Macbeth of Verdi acclaim, to Roméo in Charles-François Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette. Saimir has performed in almost all of the most important opera houses around the globe. I met Saimir in London during his portrayal of  Verdi’s Alfredo …

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