Meet The Real Life Willy Wonka,
Author and up and coming Television Personality - Angus Kennedy
Welcome the site of Angus Kennedy and to the magical world of confections, chocolate and beyond. Though Angus is the editor of the longstanding journal ‘Kennedy’s Confection’ and currently owner of Kennedy's Publications (UK), he has also has carved out a highly successful career as a television personality, public speaker and author. He now offers his services for bespoke corporate writing and public speaking engagements and advice and assistance for media projects related to the confectionery trade. This is due to his outstanding knowledge and contacts in the confectionery industry.
Angus Kennedy is the editor of Kennedy’s Confection magazine and founder of one of the most successful chocolate events in the industry calendar, The World Chocolate Forum. Because of his knowledge he is available for commentary, interviews and discussion for the national press, radio and Television. Angus currently handles all is own PR and you can contact him directly.
Angus is regularly on television now having been featured with the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Bloomberg and with appearances with America Tonight TV and Talk to Aljazeera in Washington. He is fast becoming a media personality in his own right and is currently working on his own program for 2015. He is a passionate interviewee on television and is now being featured often as a personality in his own right. Angus carved his career out from nothing while failing all his exams, deaths in the family and striving through endless adversity. He says, “you don’t apply for the best jobs in the world, you create them!..... It’s all about making what you thought to be your weakness into your strengths.
Angus has now written 8 novels to date, some published and some he says he doesn’t wish to publish until the ‘moment comes’. His novels to date are, Please God I Want To Win The Lottery, The Kitchen Baby, How To Make Money, 222 Good Reasons for Bad Things and others that he is working on. He is currently finishing three more: How To Become a Real Life Willy Wonka, Dinner With The Devil and Who Needs to Go To College Anyway? Angus has enjoyed Amazon best sellers and is passion is in writing and communicating an often much deeper message. He wrote a novel six years ago titled ‘Just In Case I am Famous, just in case he was! He said it will be published when he is. If he is not it will never be seen.
Angus is now involved in corporate speaking and also speaking for schools Universities and Colleges. He is available to deliver is hugely successful pitch. - HOW TO GET THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD – with the worst preparation possible? Meet The Real Life Willy Wonka - the man and TV personality that’s paid to eat chocolate!
Angus is highly regarded as one of the leading writers and journalist in the confectionery industry and is now available for bespoke corporate writing projects. He specializes in any corporate assignment that needs a greater understanding of the industrial confectionery industry, from corporate histories, company anniversaries, technical profiles and key interviews.
Angus enjoys a following with his email blog, ‘Friday Light,’ that anyone can sign up to and read free of charge with no spam. He says it’s all about the seemingly necessary nonsense of life and he can’t understand why is has grown so quickly. It started as a joke with 55 readers and now has over 14,000 email subscribers and is one of the fastest growing email blogs in the UK.
How Can You Team Up With Angus?
Further agency reputation on corporate speaking, media and authorship.
To place his next TV program for a 6-part series on the chocolate world.
To live in a cocoa farm with a camera crew.
Commission his place on Big Brother
Inspire millions of people never to give up and live their dream as he created the best job in the world with the worst preparation possible!
I think when you are preparing for something big – I mean bigger than you imagined, you find at some point after 30 years (say), you are too far up […]
July 2015, Angus Kennedy is asked to join Anna Richardson in a production for Channel 4 Television – Supershoppers. The documentary investigated the launch of Mondelez – Cadbury puddles and […]
July 2015 Angus flies out to New York to film for a major interview with Joie Chen for their 40 million viewers on his life and times in confectionery and […]
Friday Light HAS to go out…. Sorry guys and gals, we are going real deep this time. Get ready to go down with me! I am comfortably at the bottom. […]
Well my feet haven’t touched the ground this week, literally. I have found myself saying, ‘don’t pinch me as I don’t want this dream to end’. The English taxi driver […]
OK I shouldn’t do this, but I am sitting here writing Friday Light – in my lunch break. Lunch sadly is a can of Caffeine-Free Diet coke I’m afraid – […]
You’ll never be what you want if you worry about who you didn’t want to become… probably who you are now, right!
Reason for picture- because that’s how I feel! It’s true though isn’t it? We have the dreams, wishes and lingering hopes, that one day things may improve. We have been […]
Pictured, the day I found a 900 year Kapok tree. Well I said to myself last night as I lay in bed about to switch off the bedside light. Angus […]
It’s funny how things work out. I had a really serious Friday Light all ready and dandy. It was a deep thinking one a – we need to change the […]
I am now just staring out of the office window thinking – did I really do all that this week? I mean go up and down castles in Transylvania on […]
As you read this mail I am sitting on a Hungarian plane on my way to a small town in the middle of Romania – yes a very early flight. […]
Well, I have been reading a lot recently, after lying in bed recovering from a double knee arthroscopy last week under a general anaesthetic. But hey, I am all the […]
Today I feel as if I have had several dried lollipop sticks pushed deep into my mouth while spending the entire day on a yellow roller coaster. A sort of […]
Angus goes on Television to join BBC1’s news reporter for BBC Watchdog test house. To be the advisor on the subject of the quality of chocolate. – go to 14 […]
I must say it has been another action packed week of random and adequately stimulating events to break my repetitive human routine. Like my 3-year-old son thinking he’s a dog […]
I didn’t see a thing! I don’t know about you but I am pleased that I didn’t buy a pair of total Eclipse solar protection glasses online at only £13.99. […]
OK my favourite day – I’m not going to write much about Friday 13th. I did that quite a lot recently as we have had so many of them this […]
Ok so here I am – haven’t had dinner yet and if I don’t write Friday Light, immediately right now type thing – it’s just not going to happen. So […]
I am leaning up against a wall at the back of my bed, my head tilted back, drifting off, thinking how good it would be to sleep right now. My […]
And what a beautiful date it is too today. Bad luck? You’re joking! I am not sure about you but there are a few little curiosities in life that seem […]
OK for those of you readers that do not live in the UK and I know there are quite a lot of you now that read Friday Light; this will […]
It’s 8.10 am and I am trying hard, over the kitchen table to get a Friday Light out to you before my 3 year old son wakes up. His nursery […]
You know sometimes when you have given up on a good thing that you worked and strived for, relentless, night after night of polishing your craft (most of your life) […]
DAD, WHY CAN’T IT BE CHRISTMAS ALL THE TIME? OK it’s over. Thank God, the Christmas decorations are back in the attic, the bins are stuffed full of empty cardboard […]
Not like me but I am writing this just before Christmas. We moved house last Friday 19th December – at last! …. And oh my God, what an event it […]
Well I found it after all those years. The Christmas present for someone that has everything, well apart from the rather wantable time machine that I discovered earlier on this […]
November 19th 2014 Bath Chronicle writes a piece on the quality of chocolate in the future quoting Angus Kennedy as the leading source of information. Click here to read feature
November 17th 2014 – Huffington Post picks up on Angus Kennedy on the subject of chocolate- click here to read after the Daily Mirror in the UK ran an extensive […]