Category Archive: creativity

A kiwi fairytale…

A kiwi fairytale…

Once upon a time… … a beautiful princess was returning home from the ball. In her magical golden carriage. The carriage had barely emerged from the tunnel that …

 

Printer’s marks

Printer’s marks

Late last year I satisfied a long held desire to learn how to screen print. I mentioned the printing, along with all of the other …

 

Mid-winter dreaming

Mid-winter dreaming

Ever since she was a child, Kathy had dreamed of speeding across frozen surfaces. A snow white audience shouting encouragement. Faster. Faster! And finally, edging across the …

 

I’m your man

I’m your man

Back in December, we were lucky enough to be able to witness Leonard Cohen in concert. I think we were amongst the youngest people in …

 

Can stop the music

Can stop the music

What do you say when other people find your finest, most creative, work trashed by others? Worse, by total strangers? I generally don’t care a great …

 

Art in the streets

Art in the streets

Ah, Elizabeth, you’ve left your art folios in the street. I’m unsure whether you’ve abandoned your studies , or these are from last year . I …

 

Usual suspects

Usual suspects

Today I parted with our old and faithful computers. Desktop mini-towers, heavy CRT monitors, UPS, RS-323 connectors, dial-up modems, and enough cable to stretch to …

 

Ambition

Ambition

“One day,” he said, “We will own all of this.” “Urgh,” she thought, “I’ve only just finished decluttering my sock drawer.” It’s been a day of watching …

 

Feeling flabulous

Feeling flabulous

Some days just leave you with just a little less bounce than you might’ve imagined, or wanted. Maybe the sun isn’t shining as it should/could, maybe …

 

A pattern is emerging…

A pattern is emerging…

It always fascinates me how, when I start to become interested in something, suddenly it’s all about me. Call it apophenia or synchronicity, or call …