Really enjoying listening to the latest series of Stephen Fry’s English Delight on Radio 4, Wednesday mornings at 9am. He explores the highways and byways of the English language and has a knack of making certain things ‘fascinating’ which maybe we wouldn’t normally consider ‘fascinating’. So far he’s talked about the ‘Qwerty’ keyboard, ‘do men […]Read Article
Writing that comes from the imagination, that tells a story. It’s the fine art of making things up in the most attractive way.
I made it to some of the Brighton Festival Artists’ Open Houses last weekend. We concentrated on the Five Ways Houses and, out of all the ones we visited, this one – Lampost 13 – touched me most. A delightful house, full of colour, vibrancy, warmth and welcome. It reminded me of The Bloomsbury […]Read Article
I recently spent four days travelling around the beautiful Rhodope mountains of Bulgaria. It reminded me how, when surrounded by such magnificent views and picturesque scenery, it makes it so much easier to gather inspiration, excite creativity, and help words to flow. And then I heard a programme on Radio 4 about famous British poets […]Read Article
‘Gloriously Goaty game for any gregarious gallivant‘. I spent a day in London last weekend helping a friend to celebrate her birthday and came across this wonderful example of alliteration. With these delightful words next to clever imagery and on colourful packaging I was easily persuaded to buy the product behind the words (which was, […]Read Article
I went to see the film Nine the other day and absolutely loved it. For me, the film sums up my perception of ‘all things creative’. Set in Italy in the stylish 60’s and based on Federico Fellini’s 1963 classic autobiographical film ‘eight and a half’, for those of you who haven’t seen it yet, […]Read Article
This is a brilliant example of how creativity and fun can change people’s behaviour for the better.Read Article
I like these lively logos that have recently been unveiled to help spectators find their way to events during the 2012 Olympics. Creative and eye-catching pictograms that capture the movement and activity of the individual games so well.Read Article