The Power of Intuition to create possibilities
Creativity and intuition inform each other. Painters have a sense of knowing where to make the next mark. Sportspeople have a sense of where the ball is going to be next. Cooks have a sense of knowing what to add to a meal.
The Power of Mistakes to create possibilities
Alice Neel said, “You should keep on painting no matter how difficult it is, because this is all part of experience, and the more experience you have, the better it is... unless it kills you, and then you know you have gone too far.” The same could be said about mistakes.
Wellbeing is not the Answer: It is the Question
At age 19, studying at art school, I nearly died of pneumonia. I was kept alive by my GP who visited every day for three weeks to top me up with penicillin. On the plus side, the illness seeded a desire to create a school where I could see myself being a student.Posted on 15 Feb 2022 Comments
Should we trust our senses?
How did Vassily Kandinsky decide where to make the next brush stroke? Intuition is our way of finding patterns within patterns. Patterns begin with our senses and involve such a vast amount of information that we can’t unpack them ‘consciously’.Posted on 12 Nov 2021 Comments
Finding the Future in the Past
Years ago I was involved in the international ‘Underground Press syndicate’. Our ‘underground’ beliefs included honesty, openness, fairness, peace and other goals still considered idealistic by those who believe in survival of the fittest.Posted on 13 Aug 2021 Comments
What makes our Study from Home programme so successful?
When our distance delivery study from home programme began in 1996 the Internet was only starting to take off. ‘When I searched the word ‘Creativity, it would only generate 10 search results, now it’s around 377 million!’ says Jonathan Milne.Posted on 11 May 2020 Comments