Monthly Archives: February 2014

There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards

I found this lesser known Blockheads track recently.  I hadn’t heard it before: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPvRsLWlDXw What a clever lyric!  Ian Dury is now sadly departed, but he sure knew how to bring life to song, through his choice of subject matter … Continue reading

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A Little Zealotry

If your creative work involves computers, I want you to consider this very seriously.  Like all recent converts, I’m a zealot.  If you have ever added up all the time you spend waiting on your hard drive to do its … Continue reading

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Spider Webs

I was watching a spider in his web, today.  An impressive, hard-working and clever creature, really.  He had, over the course of weeks and months, built himself an elaborate web, which of course he depends on for his survival, that … Continue reading

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The Absurdity of Credibility Costumes

This post is admittedly a little on the frivolous side, but I could use some frivolity today.  Even though the subject matter is treated light-heartedly, there is a serious message behind it.  Well, perhaps semi-serious.  I realise I am in … Continue reading

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What is the Meaning of Success?

Success is a funny idea.  It’s a tricky concept, because nobody can tell you, with any precision, what it is.  Nobody knows what success means as a global concept.  Most people, if pressed, can tell you about their own success … Continue reading

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The Joy of Mess

Just between the two of us, I have a confession to make.  When I make art, I like mess.  Mess is joyful.  Come on.  Admit it.  You like mess too, don’t you?  You can tell me.  Confess to your love … Continue reading

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From Scarcity to Abundance – A Revolution of the Mind

This post is about social change.  It attempts to show how the pursuit of artistic goals can be used as a driver to reform society and the economy into something more benign to life and far more equitable.  It will … Continue reading

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