Work, Rest and Play

Those of us of a certain age (and who grew up in the UK) will doubtless remember this advertising slogan: A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play. Sadly the slogan is no more, presumably consigned to history by more rigorous advertising standards. But – it seems to me – ‘work, rest and […]

A Playful Commute

In my previous post (back in November!) I wrote of making work more playful. Here, at last, is an example – the daily commute. (I realise not everyone commutes to work – or has a commute like mine – but hopefully this will still serve as a useful illustration of how to make any work […]

How to Play?

In my previous post I suggested that play has no purpose – and encouraged us to make all of life more playful by incorporating more things that have no purpose at all! But, of course, the reality is that life is full of things that ‘have to be done’. I was going to enumerate some of […]

What is Play? 

What is Play? And what does it mean to be playful? Much wiser heads than mine have considered and written on this subject, and I won’t pretend to have anything more than the most passing acquaintance with their conclusions. Clearly ‘play’ is a complex and multi-faceted subject. But, for me, there is one thing above […]

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