Tag Archives: Renewal

Creative Rejuvenation

Artists get hung up on the quality and quantity of their creative output.  I suppose that’s only to be expected.  Artists spend a lot of time on their creative outpourings.   Occasionally, though, that output needs to stop, while you … Continue reading

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Spider Webs

I was watching a spider in his web, today.  An impressive, hard-working and clever creature, really.  He had, over the course of weeks and months, built himself an elaborate web, which of course he depends on for his survival, that … Continue reading

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Where Should the Makers Be?

I came from a place that wasn’t particularly supportive of its artists, or so it seemed to me.  It wasn’t particularly supportive of its entrepreneurs, academics or technologists either.  It wasn’t too keen on becoming the next chic artistic hub, … Continue reading

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Improvisation

When we were growing up, this was one of my dad’s favourite words.  Whenever we got stuck on a problem and didn’t know how to solve it, whether that was planning a new barbeque construction ( a veritable Australian shrine, … Continue reading

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Darkness, Silence, Peace of Mind

I was in a forest clearing in the Surrey Hills yesterday, surrounded by llamas, as it happens, when I noticed something.  For the first time in a long time I couldn’t hear the distant, constant roar of tyres on asphalt.  … Continue reading

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