Today is day 61 of my 100 day creativity challenge (you can read more about the background to this project here and here) and I wanted to share some further reflections as I move towards the final straight. Picture the scene: you are out walking through beautiful countryside with the aim of climbing a particular … Continue reading 100 Days of Creativity: more than half-way through
Nearly a month ago, I wrote about my intention to pursue a creativity project, specifically publishing digital art sketches for 100 consecutive days. I am now a quarter of the way through, so it seemed timely to record some reflections about how things are going. Before I started this project, I was not 100% sure … Continue reading 100 days of creativity: some initial reflections
Every now and then, the internet makes it possible for us to stumble across wonderful gifts and treasures. This is a beautifully animated recording of a woman, Ellaraino, recalling her first meeting with her 106-year-old great-grandmother, created by the wonderful StoryCorps. In less than 3 minutes, we hear all we need to know about the … Continue reading Lessons we can all learn from Great-Grandma Silvia
A belated Happy World Book Day 2017 to everyone! As an avid bibliophile, I love anything which promotes and celebrates the value of reading. But, some may ask, why on earth should we care about books? Surely life is too busy to fit in reading on top of everything else? In other words, what is literature for? … Continue reading What Is Literature For?