Our times are fractured, how we see the world is fractured. If we could piece it all back together, what would we see?
What is the most heartfelt thing you can do or say today? What is stopping you from doing this?
I am honoured to share this lovely guest post from Jane Furniss on what Twitter means to her.
What’s the most beautiful thing about Twitter? Where were you when Stephen Fry got stuck in a lift? It’s unbelievable, but we are now more than a decade into the Twitter era. Just this past Sunday (3 February 2019), Stephen Fry tweeted that it was a decade to the day since his moment of elevator […]
What seven books mean the most to you? This is my selection of seven books that mean the world to me right now – a mix of current raves and lifelong faves. At the start of this year, my friend Steve Tovey tagged me in a social media challenge to share covers of seven books that […]
It is my honour to share this excellent guest post from Helen Reynolds (aka @HelReynolds on Twitter), marking the occasion of her tenth Twitterversary by looking at ten ways Twitter has changed her in ten years.
A toast to Twitter! To mark the occasion of my 10th Twitterversary on Thursday 17 January 2019, here are five things I love about Twitter.
Where does creativity spring from? Brian Koppelman’s fascinating podcast conversation with Geddy Lee of Rush offers some possible answers to this impossible question.
My pick of the five podcasts that have meant the most to me in 2018, featuring: Adam Buxton; RuPaul and Michelle Visage; Michael Rapaport; Cariad Lloyd’s Griefcast; and Tim Ferriss.
As 2018 draws to a close, here are the top five posts from MJCarty.com in its first (less than) half-year of existence.
Words – written or spoken, whispered or sung – can take you to some fantastic place. Celebrating the lovely writing of Chris Difford.
Of time, memory, music, hope, despair… and the path through the fog, via OutKast’s Aquemini and the wise words of Michael Scott Moore.
What a way to make a living… Revisiting the classic film 9 to 5 in 2018. So much has changed. But too much remains the same. We’re only just beginning!
Victory at all costs for today is a dead end. Tomorrow will be here soon enough. Always think about tomorrow.
Some words on Griefcast live, in which Cariad Lloyd, Katherine Ryan and Emma Freud met at BFI London for an upbeat and cathartic podcast chat on death, mortality and the grieving process.
Coach George Raveling is an 80-year-old gent with impeccable manners and the most wonderful appetite for life. He believes that you have two choices every day: To be happy, or to be very happy.
What you don’t do is at least as important as what you do. To recognise your limitations and adapt your approach with humility is to take your first step on the correct path. Here are two perfect examples of this, from the words of Mark Ritson and Jocko Willink.
Will Carruthers – author (Playing The Bass With Three Left Hands), musician (Spacemen 3, Spiritualized) and gent extraordinaire – takes us through his life in music, and shares his 10 favourite albums.
Welcome to MJCarty.com! This here website is the new home for my blogulent musings. I’ll be publishing all my new blog posts here henceforth. It also works as the new home for all my previous blog posts.
What’s the best way to go about turning ideas into reality? This post looks at creativity, communication and inspiration, drawing on wise words from Susan Cain, Tim Ferriss and Brix Smith-Start.
Hi 2019. How the hell are you? The arrival of this new year is as good a time as any to change for the better. Let the light shine in today. Let the light shine out.