Advertising. Trubridge, the 60 foot wave and the flat line.

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to be at a talk given by Ross Clarke-Jones in Cannes. This is a man that gets into a boat that takes him a couple of kilometres off shore. He then getsContinue reading “Advertising. Trubridge, the 60 foot wave and the flat line.”

Advertising. Who will teach the teachers?

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein Many years ago, I worked with a truly great global creative director. Let’s call him John. He was a mentor to me. We were working on a large global piece of business. The problem we faced was making the company, and by company, IContinue reading “Advertising. Who will teach the teachers?”

Cannes.The Church and the Truffle Forest.

“One should use common words to say uncommon things” Arthur Schopenhauer What I am about to say may make me a hopeless romantic and naive in how the world works. So be it. There is a church in Cannes called Notre Dame Bon Voyage. It is a beautiful, quiet space. Eternal and Gothic. It isContinue reading “Cannes.The Church and the Truffle Forest.”