I had a conversation with someone about the contents of my last post – in general about the reality of the creative life but more specifically about the anxiety inherent in not only being creative but promoting that creativity. 3,208 more words
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This morning one of Fox News’ top headlines read USC cornerback suffers sprained ankles saving nephew from drowning. Immediately I was drawn to read more. 909 more words
There once was a guy called Watts.
He was a radical socialist with strong sympathies towards the dreadful living conditions of the urban poor, and in 1887, wrote to the Times proposing that a park commemorating ‘heroic men and women’ who had given their lives attempting to save others would be a worthy way to mark Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee year. 135 more words