Understanding art as a way to accurately communicate something that would otherwise remain locked in your mind. The filter is what colours experiences as your own, not what stops you communicating it to others.
My review of Jonathan Lethem's 'The Ecstasy of Influence' may have been quite little, but the thoughts it sparked were a quite big. So hop on board this train of thought about influence and intimidation.
A pub in Wales pointed out that halfway to nowhere is exactly where you need to be to move forward with a little meaning.
Where do I even begin in describing the various vitality that all the talent I've encountered this week exuded and induced?...
When you feel something deeply, it is extremely difficult to translate it into words. They can be so isolating. But this week, I have tried.
A varient on my occasional list of interesting things, here is a run down of top talent I've stumbled across on a recent whirlwind musical discovery tour.
Gershwin and his oysters got me thinking about popular culture, artistic merit and the gifts we get from kindly creatives.
I had no choice but to share this. It moved me in a way that I have not felt in a long time.