Scandi Influence

Scandi Influence

I write this blog whilst sitting outside Västerbotten museum in Umeå, northern Sweden. My love affair with Scandinavia started in Denmark in 1972 and shows no sign of abating! It is always the little things that ‘get’ me in Scandinavia – the effortless chic, fantastic...
Happy Staff = Productive Staff

Happy Staff = Productive Staff

If you google ‘happy staff’, surprisingly what comes up are websites for ‘happy staffies’. These are for rescued Staffordshire bull terrier dogs which made me smile as some of the photos were just lovely. Some of the websites were promoting the attractive nature of...
The benefits of simply talking…

The benefits of simply talking…

Chat; talk; gossip; yak; chit-chat; natter – the words for communicating with another person are endless but how important is talking to our health and wellbeing? We are constantly ‘connected’ to our mobile devices and I have lost count of the number of times I have...