Tag Archives: Flourish

When So Many Artists

When so many artists desperately need studio and gallery space to flourish, why are there any empty High Street retail premises or office buildings? Why are there any homeless people, for that matter? I mean…seriously!

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What Do We Value?

What do we value?  It seems obvious at first, but the more you think about it, the more contradictions you will discover.  I’ve been wrestling with this post for days, trying to get it to gel and coalesce in my … Continue reading

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Another Take

OK, so I’ve told you how I think you shouldn’t write a song, but having been critical, it’s now time to put up an alternative way of going about the task and being a bit more constructive.  Instead of the … Continue reading

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A Creativity Dilemma and Its Solution

Everybody knows that to have a good idea you have to have a lot of ideas.  No less a luminary than Linus Pauling said as much.  The good ideas only emerge when you weigh them against a wide range of … Continue reading

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Why the Beatles Broke Up

OK, I’ll come clean from the outset.  This post is all pure speculation on my part.  I don’t know anybody that I am speaking about in this article, or even any first hand eye witnesses.  All of the speculation is … Continue reading

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Where the Magic Happens

This has been one of those weeks where a few seemingly unrelated ideas were brought to my attention, but they got me thinking about what connects them all.  The first thing I saw was an article about flourishing.  (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/science/17tierney.html).  Martin … Continue reading

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