I love an email newsletter. Firstly, I’m a massive fan of being distracted (apparently a sign of increased intelligence…). Secondly, they help me learn new stuff. All the time.
So here are my current favourite newsletters. In no particular order.
Austin Kleon is a writer and artist from Texas. His newsletter is full of creative inspiration and words of wisdom.
Huit Denim is a jeans company based in Cardigan, Wales. Their mission is to get everyone in the town – which once housed a huge denim factory – employed in jeans-making again. They also find fascinating stories and brands from around the world who fit into their manifesto of ‘do one thing well’.
If you love random facts and trivia, this newsletter is brilliant. It focuses on something different every day (the last one was about a laughing epidemic in Tanzania) and it’s always interesting.
Based in London, The School of Life has published lots of brilliant books about everything from career success to creating a home. They run regular workshops and talks, and their weekly newsletter is always worth a read.
Created by the folks from Stylist Magazine, this daily email contains everything from fashion to food. I get lots of my book recommendations from these guys.
I always stop whatever I’m doing when the Storythings newsletter lands in my inbox each week. Focused on the art of storytelling in all its forms, they always curate brilliant articles and great long reads.
I’m always on the lookout for newsletters to subscribe to. So if you have any suggestions, let me know!