Geography over Time

As someone with a broad range of interests and precious little depth, I have a bookshelf and a concentration span to match. A quick check online reveals that since signing up to Amazon in 2001, … Continue reading

Four Player

One of the more useful frameworks that I refer to in my work is the four-player model, part of the theory of structural dynamics created by David Kantor, an American systems psychologist, whose work was first … Continue reading

Mind the Gap

Like many I saw the political advert last Tuesday showing a photograph of the German Chancellor alongside a piece of provocative copy about world wars and being “pushed about by a Kraut”, and went to … Continue reading

Trompe-l’œil

In a second year project at drama school many years ago, I struggled with Jean Genet’s The Balcony*, a play so strange that my fellow drama students and I never actually worked out if it … Continue reading

Agent Provocateur

Even before the birth of our first child, my wife and I had agreed that gender stereotyping was something we wanted to actively resist and our position has not changed since. Time may prove our … Continue reading