Tag Archives: Heart

Playing With Commitment

I was reading one of those glossy guitar magazines, the other day. My wife buys me one, every now and then, as a much appreciated gift. In this edition, there was an obituary, of sorts, for the late Rick Parfitt, … Continue reading

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The Relevance Trap

Does the size of your audience indicate that the art you make is relevant, or is it merely confirmation of its irrelevance?  Consider that the acclaim of the masses is so easily manipulated by concerted marketing campaigns.  Does that make … Continue reading

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Depleted

Can you create yourself to death?  Is it possible to try so hard, for so long, to reinvent yourself and to produce creative things, of quality, that you perish in the process?  Everything you make takes energy.  If you keep … Continue reading

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Art from the Heart

When I was a small boy, I lived in a place that was populous enough to have a weekly newspaper, delivered for free, which brought us news of local events and celebrations, subsidised, of course, by the business and trades … Continue reading

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25 Inspiring Things

When somebody you know does something amazing that you didn’t expect them to do or you didn’t even expect they would be capable of doing Things children make with their own two hands Friends that finally enjoy success in their … Continue reading

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How Not to Write a Hit Song

It’s amazing.  There is a programme on the BBC that purports to get inside the mind of the most successful songwriters on the planet and reveal the “secrets of song writing”.  The more I watch it, the more horrified I … Continue reading

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