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Finding Your Voice Online – Interview with Nicola Balkind

Are you a writer, or do you want to be?  Then you’ll probably want to have a listen to this in-depth interview I recently recorded with Glasgow-based Writer and Content Specialist Nicola Balkind. Nicola is giving a workshop in Edinburgh on Finding Your Voice Online (at the Skriva Writing School on Friday 23rd October) where she will help writers create “a […]

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How To Be Ridiculously Prolific and Healthy with Farnoosh Brock

I recently had the pleasure of meeting and chatting to Farnoosh Brock, the uber-prolific blogger and businesswoman behind Prolific Living and the author of The Healthy Smoothie Bible (just published this year) and The Healthy Juicer’s Bible, (which sold 30,000 copies last year!). Farnoosh and her husband and business partner Andy live in the US but were […]

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Water of Life: Interview with Rob St John and Tommy Perman

Water of Life is an art-science collaboration between Rob St. John and Tommy Perman exploring flows of water through Edinburgh using drawings, photos, writing and sound. I was suitably intrigued when I found out that Rob and Tommy were teaming up for the project. They are both multi-talented artists who have contributed a lot to […]

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Creative Inspiration

Life-changing moments: an interview with indie filmmaker Matty Ross

Matty Ross is an independent filmmaker and director based in London, who is originally from Forres in the Scottish Highlands. He has worked for/with the likes of Tom Hardy, John Minton, Hugh Laurie, Vanity Fair, Charles Henri Belleville and Scottish bands/musicians The Last Battle, Debutant and The Kays Lavelle.

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Hit the Kiss (and Tell) Button – an Interview with Lomond Campbell

Last weekend I spoke to Ziggy Campbell, frontman of acclaimed Edinburgh band FOUND, during a wedding in the grounds of Edinburgh Zoo. After a failed attempt to noise up the monkeys we thought we’d record a wee interview instead as a special treat for you.   [powerpress] The ‘nitty-gritty specifics’ we cover during our conversation include: His forthcoming […]

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Tech Tips and Tiny Houses with Ethan Waldman

We all need a wee break from reading the internet now and again, which is why I like listening to the internet instead. So why not take a load off and join my guest Ethan Waldman and I for another illuminating Clear-Minded Creative Types audio interview. In this twenty minute conversation Ethan talks about his business […]

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Creative Inspiration

Steve Errey on Creating Extraordinary Change & Coping with Illness

It’s time for another in-depth interview with an interesting Clear-Minded Creative type! This time around it’s my friend Steve Errey who is a confidence coach and author of The Code of Extraordinary Change Playbook. His excellent site of the same name aims to help people ‘put a dent in the universe’.

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Mindful in May: Clear Mind For You, Clean Water for Others

Friends and family have been telling me for quite some time I should speak to a psychiatrist and whilst they are probably right, that isn’t why I’m posting this interview with Dr Elise Bialylew. I thought you’d be interested in what Elise has to say because as well as being a medical doctor she is […]

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‘Let’s Get Physical’ – with Personal Trainer and Author Tracy Griffen

Healthy living is often on our minds at the beginning of the year, but by now many people’s resolutions have faded away into the ether. Thankfully, any day is a good day to start living a little healthier, and Edinburgh-based personal trainer Tracy Griffen‘s new book is a really good way to begin. It contains […]

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Riding the Train of Awesome – Interview with Nathan Agin

Nathan Agin is a former actor turned modern day nomad who shares his healthy living practices on his blog Nonstop Awesomeness. I met Nathan at WDS2012 in July. He organised a number of unofficial meet ups, including a healthy lunch and meditation sessions and we talked about how healthy eating and exercise can have a […]