October 16, 2014

Authentic political language

We launched a new service today as part of our crusade for clearer communication. Our new micro-site,, is a jargon-removal tool for politicians. I launched […]
October 16, 2014

Hamish Thompson on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme

Houston PR MD Hamish Thompson discusses our new ‘Polifiller’ jargon removal tool with John Humphreys on the Today Programme.
October 16, 2014

Hamish Thompson on today’s Daily Politics show

Houston PR MD Hamish Thompson discusses our new ‘Polifiller’ buzzword removal tool.
October 15, 2014


  Last night Houston PR won the PR Week Award for Marketing Communications: Business for the launch of Growing Underground: London’s First Underground Farm with Zero Carbon Food […]
October 12, 2014

Mixing colours

Yesterday I used three tubes of acrylic paint – red, yellow and blue – plus a tube of white. I’ve spent small fortunes in art supply […]
October 10, 2014

10 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Telegraph to use digital content as backbone of paper. ‘Hairgate’ is the silliest iPhone 6 criticism yet. How to let your employees use social media without […]
October 8, 2014

Honestly, the difference between good service and great service is rather small

We’ve all suffered bad service at one time or another – whether it’s that retail assistant who refuses to make eye contact or the waitress who […]
October 6, 2014

Broken words

“Semantic satiation” is the word used to describe the phenomenon by which repeated exposure to a word causes it to lose all meaning. It just becomes […]
October 6, 2014

Baked dust

It’s the first day of Autumn. The day fluctuates each year. It’s not defined by an equinox. It’s marked by the first day that the heating […]
October 6, 2014

Kanye West, Steve Stoute & Ben Horowitz Talk Tech, Culture and Consumerism.

Kanye West, Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz held court in Cannes, France as a part of the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In a […]