The Nirvana of Emotional States: How the State of Flow is key to Optimal Performance, Healing and Personal Growth

Is this man thinking about paying the bills? Or an argument with his loved one last night? Or whether this picture will look good on Instagram? Unlikely, as when you’re in the zone, otherwise known as the state of Flow, you are so absorbed by the activity itself, responding to the feedback you are receiving …

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Why Brexit Won’t Affect The UK’s Cultural Future

The Beatles, Shakespeare, Monty Python, Harry Potter, David Bowie, James Bond, The Rolling Stones, Sherlock Holmes, the list goes on….. The UK definitely punches above its weight in terms of its contribution to the world’s popular culture. Enter Brexit The 2016 EU referendum, and nearly 3 years of subsequent dithering, induced considerable questioning, even mild …

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How I Became A YouTuber (By Accident!) To Create The World’s Best Known Local Cricket Club

Two years ago I started a YouTube channel, SandersteadCCTV, simply as a way to show our players the filmed highlights from a couple of games featuring the Surrey cricket club I have played for for over 30 years.  Somehow, by late 2017, views for the channel hit 20,000 and it was clear that people from …

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Observations at BETT 2019

Is Investment in New Technology Really Improving Our Education System? “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life” Confucius This is one of my favourite sayings.  It simply, yet powerfully, makes the point that helping people to help themselves is …

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