Inspiration towards Sundays

Whether you are a creator or curator of worship there are always times when the blank screen seems to stay blank longer than you would like.  Words don’t come. I find that those weeks are the ones where I haven’t had the time to read enough, to talk enough or to think and pray enough.  Read More …

gaps

In his blog today Seth Godin talks about what happens in between frames in comics.  We use our imagination to fill in the action we don’t see on paper.  We don’t need to know everything.  We can work it out for ourselves. The same thing happens when we read a book.  We visualise.  We create Read More …

Mystery Box

Today my youth work class at ICC unveiled their ‘mystery boxes’. The idea came from JJ Abrams’ amazing TED talk: The task was to bring something which would intrigue the rest of the class but also enable them to learn something. Mystery Box 1 contained 2 djembe drums and some ‘instructions’. Mystery Box 2 was Read More …

Ken Robinson – The Element

Sir Ken Robinson talks about his new book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything in the film of a talk at the RSA below.The book dropped onto my doormat yesterday morning and I’m really looking forward to reading it.  But for now have a look at a man who has clearly found his Read More …

do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson gives a challenging talks on education and creativity to TED.  Go make a cuppa and spend 20min watching.

notebooks dreams

I’ve got a notebook for work.  It’s an A5 hardback plain paper book (from W H Smith as it happens… Moleskine next time) and I have set it out with tabs.  It was/is a key part of my plan to Get Things Done.  It works for work.  I write stuff I have to do from meetings Read More …