Do you ever stop to consider how wonderful the Art of writing is? We, human beings, take one simple medium - a word, which by itself is just that - and create new worlds and stories, paint pictures of happiness and sorrow using this one medium. You can read hundreds and hundreds of scientific articles,… Continue reading Words that create magic
Let me be like the birds That don't stress or try to impress their fellow beings But pursue only whatever they deem necessary that day Food or drink or a quiet spot to lay their nest That are satisfied by their flights in the air And their swims in the sea They are never consumed… Continue reading Birds
"Take your broken heart and make it into Art". I love this quote. I think I first heard it from Meryl Streep during her Oscars speech this year. She was clearly heartbroken after the recent political events and one particular leader rising to power, and was talking about the role of an artist in these… Continue reading Take your broken heart and make it into Art
I met in you in the middle of my journey Somewhere on the shore of a great green meadow Under the tall pine trees we met There was a hesitation on my part But there was none on yours You taught me I can be enough Just like that, in my little grey dress and… Continue reading under the tall pine trees
A couple of days ago, I was doing an exercise from The Artist's Way. It was one of those things that look very stupid at first, but once you humble yourself and actually do it, it turns out to be an immensely useful, even healing, experience. The exercise read: Write a letter from you at… Continue reading did we forget how to dream?
I love being able to create. It’s often hard to explain to people with a non-creative brain (or less creative, as I believe that every one of us has a spark of creativity within, sometimes much too long ignored, sometimes expressed in ways that don’t seem directly artistic) what it is exactly that makes creating… Continue reading On Creativity
As you enter the cathedral, you are assaulted by colour. I think that’s the best way to describe the sensation. But it’s certainly not the kind of colour that is unpleasant or tacky. It’s exactly the opposite. They are the colours that make your heart sing; they make you feel like you’re already in Heaven… Continue reading La Sagrada Familia