3D Ideas 960: 600 words

Claire writes: “There was a fascinating radio interview recently with English restaurant critic Jay Rayner.  He was talking about his newspaper column which has to be 600 words long.  “It would take far less time to write more words”, he said.   In conversation last...

3D Ideas 929: Answer Smash

Claire writes: “ I wonder if you have got hooked on quiz shows in lockdown?  We love the BBC quiz Richard Osman’s House of Games.  The last round is called answer smash.  You have to identify a picture and a word and then the answer connects the two.  You have to be...

3D Ideas 926: Let Go of the Baton

Claire writes: “Zoom world is loved by some and hated by others.  One thing I love is that when I watch coaches coaching, I get the same view as them of the thinker thinking.  My neighbours must be fed up with me saying loudly: ‘Please. Stop. Talking!’” Coaching is...

3D Ideas 917: I Was There

Claire writes: “Welsh comedian Max Boyce was famous for the phrase ‘I Know ‘Cos I Was There’. Which brings me to the subject of asking questions. I notice that in conversation, the question-asker will often take time to explain their question to make sure that...