Tag Archives: Security

Creative National Security

My wife is an original thinker. Stunningly original, actually. One evening, while discussing the growing threat of nuclear war, we were disturbed by the fact that nuclear weapons are only a deterrent if the elected leader is perceived to be … Continue reading

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Creativity and Survival

Every now and then, you read something that challenges your assumptions and makes you rethink your beliefs.  This article was one case in point:  http://www.context.org/iclib/ic27/orr/ . What struck me about this article, which dates back to 1991, was that it … Continue reading

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Obedience and Security

Strange subject matter for an artists’ blog, I know, but hear me out.  Those of us of a certain age were around before the advent of hippies.  For those that have never known a world without hippies, it might be … Continue reading

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Cocoons and Dens

When I was a child, there was a special feeling I got from being in a den, especially one I had constructed myself from found materials.  It was a cosy, warm, snuggly, safe and secure feeling that was so comforting, … Continue reading

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