Tag Archives: Universe

Music as Analogue for Life

I’m reading a very interesting book at the moment; a Christmas gift.  It’s a book that speculates on the nature and occurrence of intelligent life in the universe.  Essentially, it is an examination of the Fermi paradox:  if intelligent life … Continue reading

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Enhancing Your Creativity

Everyone is creative, but sometimes you can give your creativity a boost.  Here are some things that work for me.  Maybe they will also work for you: Sleep – Nothing stunts my creativity more than fatigue or being overly-tired.  A … Continue reading

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My Favourite Frank Zappa Quotes

Apologies if these are not correct, but Frank was a unique mind and a creative musician with few peers.  Here are some of his best utterances: “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines … Continue reading

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Quantum Physics for Artists

I actually had three titles for this blog article.  The other two are “The Power of Aesthetics – Part 2” and “Mathematics, Beauty and Reality”.  I am, in the next few hundred words, going to attempt to explain to artists … Continue reading

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Spot the Pattern

You probably played this game as a child. Lying down on your back, you looked up at the clouds and tried to see shapes and patterns in the random fluffiness. I remember those games as magical experiences. During the twentieth … Continue reading

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