It’s been quiet over here in the Land of Deadline Hell — quiet online at least — but I’m popping my head out because this story is too delightful to resist. Two delicate paper sculptures made from old books have been discovered at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and no one seems to have any … Continue reading A Mystery! A Mystery Made of Books!
I stumbled across a short clip from contemporary Irish artist, Guggi, the other day while off chasing links through the interwebs. He's talking specifically about painting, but broadly about creativity in general, and I found it very refreshing to hear someone speak so plainly about the process, rather than waffling on about muses and inspiration … Continue reading Creativity, Talent and Discipline
A couple of months ago, I was having brunch with some writer friends. As is the case with certain types of cafes, there were a whole bunch of unframed paintings on the walls available for purchase. One of them in particular caught my attention and I spent the next couple of hours trying to figure … Continue reading Speaking to the Soul