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Category Archives: Books
I just came across the headline HOW PERFECTIONISM FAILS US on LinkedIn and clicked. An announcement for 4 TED talks on the subject of our growing concern with doing it not just right, but perfect. Four experts in their field … Continue reading
Leading influencer and global trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort was questioned on the influences of the Corona crisis on national tv last night. I watched it this morning after breakfast – staying in. She has been happy for the first time … Continue reading
Moses, there he is again! I am reading Two Bothers by (my) literary hero Ben Elton. Above a picture I took from a page that struck me. Everyone is looking for Moses resonated the story I was told when … Continue reading
I bought Mythos, the new book by Stephen Fry – made me think of Homer’s Odyssey – where’s my copy!?
This is work I did in art school, in 1990. The assignment was in fact a competition issued by a publishing house. It concerned a book design for Leo Vroman, the Dutch poet /scientist. The poetry hadn’t been published yet … Continue reading
Today I found Debbie Millman, through Creative Review’s newsletter.
One from the unpublished drafts folder.