Tag Archives: Daydreaming

A Tin of Nuts and Bolts

When you were a child, I bet some of the things you liked to play with most weren’t even toys. I know it was true for me, as it probably was for lots of people. This fact is inconvenient for … Continue reading

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What Do We Tell the Children?

I stumbled upon a curious phrase the other day: “Lotus Eaters”.  It’s a reference to people that fail to escape their daydreaming and who never turn their dreams into reality, if I can be permitted to paraphrase.  The etymology is … Continue reading

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14 More Ideas for Daydreaming

One of the most visited posts in this blog is the “25 Ideas for Daydreaming” (https://tropicaltheartist.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/25-ideas-for-daydreaming/) piece that I wrote quite some time ago.  I remember I was feeling quite under the weather when I wrote it, nursing a heavy … Continue reading

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The Black Hole of the Soul

While wondering, to myself, if there was such a thing as “Inspiration Deficit Disorder” (in relation to describing the situation where people fail to find a way out of a rut) I happened upon this blog today and discovered there … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly Again

My wife reminded me, this morning, of a time when our daughter was about 3 or 4 years old.  She had been given a pair of fairy wings, made from a wire frame and covered with pink, translucent gauze.  They … Continue reading

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25 Ideas for Daydreaming

Imagine your life the day, month, year, decade after your dreams come true. If you came to power, what would you change? What if musicians and artists made laws?  What would they be?  Would there be any? Think about the … Continue reading

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