John-Paul Flintoff



I make art to celebrate something beautiful, make sense of what’s painful, and generally to understand the world.

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My latest book is about public speaking and presenting

You can buy it on Amazon (and elsewhere).

I’ve published six books in 16 languages



I produce an ADEQUATE podcast, because I can’t do perfect. Nor (probably) can you.


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“Very good, very funny. In fact… it made me laugh.”
– Harold Pinter, Nobel-winner

“John-Paul Flintoff is the most practical dreamer I know”
– Philippa Perry, BBC Television

“It’s not often we have a paragon on the show… very funny”
– Jane Garvey, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour


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