Chinese New Year

According to ancient Chinese superstition, the Jade emperor devised a race between 13 animals and announced that the calendar years will be named according to the order they arrived in. To get across the river, the rat jumped on the […]

Winter – Season of Shadows

This winter, we are forced into hibernation due to a national UK lockdown, with no prospect of it lifting until spring. We can’t sleep it off like the bears, we’ve got to keep going, but in a much reduced way, […]

Deep Diving with Metaphors

Metaphors enable us to convey a large amount of information in a concise and creative way, making efficient use of visual imagery and provoking a depth of emotion in the listener or reader. We are naturally attracted to metaphors which […]