On creative thinking

Hello, and I hope you’re going well… Here’s something different for you above – a photo from the farm where I grew up in south-western New South Wales. Taken from the front of the house-yard, I was there just before Christmas. The skies seem so...

it’s about time…

To be honest, I feel like walking over to the shops and buying some chocolate! Hang on just a minute…ok, I’m back, and with a nice cup of chai. Now, this post is long overdue… A few things are happening. I’ve been doing some research...

Creative spring-time

Today is clear, still and sunny. Blossoms are just starting to bloom – I just checked on the Plum tree just outside my studio window 🙂 I’m starting a Spring round of my LEVEL 1 Meditative Art + coaching Course: AWAKEN your CREATIVITY.  It’s an...

the talk…

I was right – wonderful people came along to my free talk. Many thanks – you know who you are 🙂 They heard a Shaun Tan story about a Dugong and a little boy who who followed his intuition, living creatively. They heard about common-garden, or ‘little...

An alarming proposition

I’ve been doing an online course on Creative Thinking through the Uni of Minnesota. One of the resource articles caused a sensation back in 2010, and continues to resonate. Published in Newsweek, titled The Creativity Crisis, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman...

A question about creativity

Recently, an academic asked me whether an individual’s creativity was a limited resource. A good question given there is so much in the media about limited resources. Sure, neither is creativity a fossil fuel, nor is it a tank that runs out of fuel....