One year after Fabian Kruse and I first began our ‘podcast with no name’, we’ve arrived at, in our usual leisurely fashion, the 10th episode of what came to be known as ‘Mountain Shores: The (Un)Productivity Podcast’. This bumper festive episode also features our regular guest/co-host Michael Nobbs from Sustainably Creative. You can hear it […]
Some pics from our trip to Montreal in October.
This is how I lived my life for years and years. I drifted through the day at the mercy of chance and happenstance. Whatever came along, I did it. If you’re a writer or an artist, you can’t live like that. You have to run your day. You can’t let your day run you. You […]
I like sci-fi because of its sense of possibility. For any creative person, it offers the ability to explore space and time, giving a potentially unlimited canvas for the imagination. I’m also a big believer in the importance of ‘fandom’. Fans, the so-called geeks who aren’t afraid to demonstrate their love for their favourite TV […]
I had tears in my eyes and fire in my heart by the time I finished this book, which charts Sean Platt’s journey from working in his father’s flower shop to full-time fiction writer. I discovered Sean via his site Ghostwriter Dad (you can now find him at seanmplatt.com). His book Writing Online makes a […]
Matty Ross is an independent filmmaker and director based in London, who is originally from Forres in the Scottish Highlands. He has worked for/with the likes of Tom Hardy, John Minton, Hugh Laurie, Vanity Fair, Charles Henri Belleville and Scottish bands/musicians The Last Battle, Debutant and The Kays Lavelle.
This quote that Scott Berkun shares in his review of Tim Krieder’s book ‘We Learn Nothing’ has got me thinking. “Each of us has a Soul Toupee. The Soul Toupee is that thing about ourselves we are most deeply embarrassed by and like to think we have cunningly concealed from the world, but which is, […]
Here’s a quick round up of content I’ve published in the last couple of weeks which I haven’t mentioned on this blog yet, some recommended reading, plus how to say goodbye to Google Reader before it closes down on 1st July. Mountain Shores Episode 5 The latest Mountain Shores Podcast went live this week. Fabian […]
A few weeks ago, during covert communications between the UK and Germany, The International League of Creative Minds was formed. Up until now this information has been Classified and on a Need to Know Basis only. The mainstream media were not informed, nor were the Whitehouse. Information will continue to be transmitted at irregular intervals […]
It’s time for another in-depth interview with an interesting Clear-Minded Creative type! This time around it’s my friend Steve Errey who is a confidence coach and author of The Code of Extraordinary Change Playbook. His excellent site of the same name aims to help people ‘put a dent in the universe’.