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Fate and Creativity


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  What does a paranoid and an empathetic person have in common? I would have thought nothing until I opened the Sunday New York Times today, October 19th and read the article Does Everything Happens for a Reason?  by Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology and Konika Banerjee, graduate student both of Yale’s psychology department. The  answer […]

The Magic of Travel and Writing.


#travel #creativity #novels #art #magic #writing Magic in travel? You must be kidding! All we hope is to get there and back safely. When we consider the long lines, the cancelled flights, the rude security staff and the cramped seats, don’t we all feel a lot like cattle being pushed and prodded from A to […]

Hopper’s Paintings: Capturing Private, Solitary Moments


    Can a painting inspire a novelist? I certainly think so. Automat by Edward Hopper certainly inspired me. I have a fascination with his paintings. Somehow— whether by technique, imagination or subject matter—he is able to create the most compelling and evocative scenes which all tell a story. One of my favourites is Automat an […]

The Paintings of Colville and Hopper


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#art #artists #novels #suspense #painting #myth #mythology #     What instinct drives this dark horse down the track to its fate? The train, its headlight boring down, cannot stop in time or can it? Full steam ahead–collision—death—destruction! Or at the very last moment does the horse leap from the tracks. One sunny fall day […]

The Myth of the Story Teller and The Scientist


  Who knows what lies beneath the surface of the psyche? Peer deeply into this image. Does it suggest the human psyche? It does to me. Already, I can see dream-like figures rising up. But it’s not. No one’s ever seen the psyche. In fact, this is a photograph the Cariana Nebula found somewhere deep […]

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