Why Protests Matter More Than You Think

The problem with protests is that they don’t achieve anything. Until very recently this was my opinion; I’d watched enough news reports and read enough newspapers to know that demonstrations rarely make their way into them. And I also understood from my knowledge of global history that regardless of size, protests rarely lead to anything more…

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‘All Children, Except (Some), Grow Up’

One of the most challenging, and essential, parts of growing up is learning how to take responsibility. Unlike childhood, during which we’re at the mercy of other people’s opinions, choices and behaviours, adulthood necessitates that we think, decide and act for ourselves. This vital distinction between adults and children is made clear within our legal…

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When the Muse Calls

Type the words ‘creativity’ and ‘advice’ into a search engine and it will come back to you with hundreds of articles, books, videos, and podcasts all offering practical tips on the best way to tap into your imaginative powers. These tips may range from developing a morning ritual for your craft and surrounding yourself with creative people, to drinking…

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