Tag Archives: Communication

Under-communication

I’ve been reading a very interesting book, lately, about originality and how to bring original ideas to fruition, against the tidal wave of pressure against the idea, from naysayers and sceptics.  The author makes a very interesting point: when you … Continue reading

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Articulation

When it comes down to it, what a lot of artists spend most of their time doing is in trying to become more articulate.  What I mean by that is they hone their craft skills and their manual dexterity, so … Continue reading

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I Think I Might Have Two Brains

Does anybody else experience this?  You’re in the midst of cooking a meal, having a bath, eating or brushing your teeth and all of a sudden, part of your brain thinks, “I’ve just had a brilliant idea that must be … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Documentaries?

Lately, there has been a trend to try to make complex subjects palatable and easy to digest, by making video documentaries about them.  They come in all grades of production values, from a single web cam “piece to camera” recording, … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Brief

While the obsession with brevity is necessary, in an information soaked age, and while lucidity and clarity benefit from concision, there are still some things that need the longer narrative.  You can’t tell every story well in 140 characters. So … Continue reading

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Allusion and Point of View in Lyrics

After a couple of glasses of wine last night, I made the dreadful mistake of going onto twitter and tweeting while under the influence.  There was a well-known song writer on at the same time, who writes wonderful music and … Continue reading

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