Author Archive - Colin Ford

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I wish someone had told me my travel wishes would keep coming true

Colin’s dreams of travelling the world were sparked by a collection of coins in a Quality Street tin. And now he’s doing it!

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CN&CO & the psychology of happiness

CN&CO is heading off to Club Med Bintan to re-energise and jumpstart our brains. We’ll be back soon, better than ever!!

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TED Talk Tuesday #73: How language shapes the way we think

Our word nerd digs deep into the relationship between language and thinking in this week’s TED Talk Tuesday…

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I wish someone had told me: There’s nothing wrong with being a voracious points-whore

Colin recently realised that points are there for the taking!

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TED Talk Tuesday #61 – Colin’s new favourite TED Talk ever!

Colin has a new favourite TED Talk in the world, ever…

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Ink Link: Even if you like it, you can still put a ring on it

Wendy van den Heever is head of marketing at AIG South Africa. She has a tattoo. And she’s proud of it.

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I wish someone had told me to take it TF easy – and always wear good shoes

Our word nerd explains how he’s taken to the streets and what he’s learnt there in this week’s instalment of “I wish someone had told me”

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TED Talk Tuesday #45 – A precise, three-word address for every place on Earth

The idea of a three-word address for every place on Earth has our resident word nerd’s juices flowing…

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Colin’s 2017 reading list

Our resident word nerd read quite a few books during 2017. Read his list…

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Word nerds and puzzle fiends unite

CN&CO’s word nerd lays bare his passion for crossword puzzles and confesses a dark secret…