I have two elements in mind with this post: psychological and physical. One of the things that has scares me a bit about creativity is getting caught up in it! I remember as a teenager making my own clothes. I would get so carried away I could not stop until I finished the job! Sound familiar to anyone? I think it is being “in the flow” where nothing else matters except what is in front […]
While recently reading Women in Love by DH Lawrence I was reminded of a quote by French philosopher Michel de Montaigne: “I am not prepared to bash my brains for anything, not even for learning’s sake however precious it may be. From books all I seek is to give myself pleasure by an honourable pastime… If I come across difficult passages in my reading I never bite my nails over them: after making a charge […]
I have written few posts recently about a book about being in the flow. I have finished reading it now but I have noticed my dreams are being more lucid – meaning that I know that I am dreaming and can actually direct what happens in my dreams. It is a wonderful experience that has happened to me a few times in the past. It is not something I can manufacture. I suspect that the […]
I am currently reading “The Confidence Gap – from fear to freedom” by Dr Russ Harris and published by Penguin Portfolio. I bought the book some time ago and read some of it and then left it sitting on the shelf. I have had some confidence issues so I thought I had better read some more. I am getting more out of it this time. I am learning (again) about listening to my thoughts and […]
If you are interested in letters, then this is the book for you! Do you have a favourite letter? Mine is the letter g ! My apologies for the lack of a photo for this photo challenge!
My favourite movie is 84 Charing Cross Road (CLICK HERE for more info) starring Anthony Hopkins and Ann Bancroft. Anthony Hopkins is also my favourite actor :-). I first saw the movie in the 1980s at the theatre and watched it on video many time since. I wonder if it has gone digital … Link is from Wikipedia.
Recently I read that if fear is blocking us from writing we should write about the fear – merge it into our writing – use it. In the same way we can deal with anger, anxiety, love and other emotions. So it doesn’t matter what state you are in… YOU CAN ALWAYS WRITE!
You may know Peter Wells as countingducks on WordPress.com. Peter has very kindly followed my blog for a while and I always enjoy reading his. Just recently Peter launched a novel called, Living Life Backwards, published by PDMI. Peter kindly agreed to be interviewed about his experience of transitioning from blogger to author. Here are my questions and Peter’s responses below … 1. Have you always enjoyed writing? I’ve always been quietly creative in various formats, and […]
I had a great day yesterday celebrating my birthday. We had lunch with some of the family at Broadwater Bar and Restaurant which is just five minutes walk from home. It was great to speak to each of my three sons as well. My husband is always spot on when it comes to choosing birthday presents and outdid himself this year. Since having a WordPress blog for a while now, I am really interested in […]
I am under pressure at the moment to complete five tasks for the second assignment in my unit of study – Production, Editing and Design. I have gone past the point of ‘this is really interesting’ to now feeling ‘am I going to live through this process?’ I received my results this morning from the first assignment and I passed moderately well – a big relief. I didn’t say I did well – but I […]