Tag Archives: Lucidity

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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Spent

Every now and then, even when you have lots of brilliant and exciting, creative projects on the go, your creative batteries go flat.  At times like these, you need to step away from the easel, put down the guitar, close … Continue reading

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And Then It Came To Me…

…in a blinding flash of lucid insight.  How many times have you heard an artist proclaim this or something similar?  I’ll bet quite a lot.  Is it true?  Yes and no.  The moment of realisation often is sudden, but the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Daydreaming

Call somebody a daydreamer and you might as well be alleging they’re a total waste of space.  The word is so often used in the pejorative, that the positive and significant aspects of daydreaming have been totally forgotten. I claim that … Continue reading

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Magical Music

I have always felt there is some magical power about music, but I have recently heard some applications of music that surprised even me. Music, to me, is an essential element in helping me think clearly.  I find music to … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Lens

We all see the world through some kind of metaphorical lens, which filters our reality according to our beliefs – beliefs we probably don’t even consciously know we are applying and certainly do not remember where they came from. In … Continue reading

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