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2017 – My Year in Review.

This post has been made possible by the years notebooks… Left to my own devices I’d have said I hadn’t done much this year and just dived headlong into the next one. However, there are times when there’s something to be said for…

Just Another Day in Paradise

It’s a writing day and a day for the fire. Grey out and bitterly cold, with flashes of brilliant sunlight. I’ve never been so happy. Life is funny. We’re up, then it seems we have to go down again, like a wave, or a flower. […]

The Secret to Living Your (Creative) Life’s Potential.

What is the secret to living your life’s potential? Your creative potential in particular. We know that creativity has the power to make every aspect of life better but it remains one of the great human mysteries. Despite this, creativity is avai…

How to Write…

1. Sometimes you have to write a few thousand bad words to reach a few good ones. 2. There will be days it won’t work how you want. That’s still better than a non writing day. 3. Don’t try to figure out what people want […]

How To Feel More Alive

Our stories are ones of survival, the only cure for which is aliveness. Some have trouble with that, with moving from hurt to creator. When you start to see life as something you create you begin to feel more alive. Because we’re not here to [&#8…

How to Develop a Creative Mindset.

Here is something absolutely beautiful for you this dark, wet evening. It’s a piece of music called ‘Come, Gentle Night’ by Polish composer Abel Korzeniowski, click HERE.  If you would ask me how to develop a creative mindset I would …

#MeToo Ophelia

The worst of the storm I think has passed, though don’t quote me. I wish I could say I’ve been using the time creatively but it’s been hard to settle to anything. Yesterday was eerily still and today was all waiting, and worry for lov…

Limitless

I woke to a morning of gold and rustling trees. With a surprising blue sky and bright sunlight. The birds are delighted and sing as brightly as if it were summer. But the garden is unmoved. It lies cool, flowers fading, under a mantle of […]

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