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C&T Recommended Reading – Week 3, 2014




Okay, are you ready? Because I’ve got a BUMPER list for you today! Some weeks, it just seems as though everyone decides to be brilliant and useful and interesting at the same time. This was one of them.

Here are our fave reads of the week:


I’ll leave you with this thought for the day:


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Jess Van Den is the editor of Create & Thrive, and has been a full-time creative entrepreneur since 2010. She makes eco-conscious, contemporary, handmade sterling silver jewellery under the Epheriell label, and blogs about her jewellery and other beautiful things at You can catch her on twitter @JessVanDen.


Allison Dey

I’ll follow Neil Gaiman to the ends of the earth. He is brilliant for doing what he loves to do. People seem to think you get to eat and pay rent while you do that though and that’s not always necessarily true. Sometimes it’s very financially taxing. But still, it’s totally worth it.

As for the Google+ article. It looked awesome. If only I had understood a single word of it.It looks important and useful, but I have no idea what it’s about. So much for the digital age. If it isn’t english (as opposed to techno-speak), I just can’t understand it.

What say you?