City of 43 Angels

Facebook prompts memories of ‘this time last year’ or ‘this time five years ago’ and sometimes you get a sense of ‘shit, I forgot about that whole thing’ or ‘shit, …

The Man And The Bird

A topic of discussion amongst many of my friends and I lately has been about how our own art, in all forms whether it be creative writing, visual, musical, fine …

Louie, Louie

I see him, old Louie and he just stands there and stares like some big old thing. His shades loping. His brows furrowed. His sills dusty. But everyday I sing …

Rubber-band Thoughts

Your toes are connected to your leg-bones and your leg-bones are connected to your tail-bone and your tail-bone is connected to your skull and your skull is connected to your …

Understanding the Creative Process

I came across an article called ‘Demystifying the Creative Process‘, by Charlie Gilkey. Gilkey describes the creative process in four parts: preparation, incubation, illumination and implementation. The creative process is …