Part consultancy, part thinktank. part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you monitor, interpret and respond to key issues, values and ideas at the personal, organisational and societal levels.


On what matters now

Please click below for the most significant new issues and ideas from around the world and contact us if you'd like our help in creating value from these headlines.


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On what will matter in the future

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We bring you the very latest on the trends that may impact us all, over the years and decades to come.

Please contact us for help in creating value from these trends.


On Montaigne

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Michel de Montaigne's Essais help us better frame and address the fundamental question: "how to live?"

Montaigne has been covered well in both In Our Time and in a Philosophy Bites interview with Sarah Bakewell - listen also to Bakewell on Montaigne and/or read her series of Guardian articles about Montaigne.

For more on Montaigne, see e.g:.

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On Poetry

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I share below (without comment...which is a personal act that belongs in the real, not the virtual world), an evolving, far from exhaustive, but from an emotional point-of-view, highly illustrative and authentic selection of my favourite poetry and lyrics... ...read more