Category Archives: Creativity

Does too much of the outside, kill how we see inside?

Memory is elastic. It’s been proven that our recollections aren’t finite recordings and snapshots from the past, but storylines that we edit subconsciously. With enough time, our minds can turn a negative occurrence into a not so bitter aftertaste. Our … Continue reading

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Paris!

Last weekend we had a small second honeymoon in Paris.  We’ve both visited before, but this was our first time together.  It was cool, as we’re a little more cultured than we were in our youth. (how pretentious does that … Continue reading

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Introducing Jahsharn aka My Big Sis

I come from a creative family.  My father used to DJ for the infamous Coxsone Sound System.  My brother Stephen was also a DJ, playing rare groove and soul to crowds around London.  My sister Delane sings, my wife is … Continue reading

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Ocean’s Swim. (Novel Excerpt)

A small excerpt from my work-in-progress novel. It’s a dream sequence. — Ocean’s Swim. I find myself on the beach of a lake that is large and surrounded by tall ancient pine. Its white powdered sand is soft under my … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Creativity

I stumbled across this TED the other day, where the ‘Eat, Pray, Love.’ author, Elizabeth Gilbert talks of how historically artists and their consumers believed that their ‘genius’ or creativity came from an external source, or more specifically a spiritual … Continue reading

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To Sell or Not To Sell

I’ve become a little perplexed by popular music in recent years. More specifically, music that now inhabits the space once filled by R’n’B. Not that I really got down to Beyonce or Neyo, but at least the music they put … Continue reading

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Writing My Way Towards Change

Wifey says that since taking my writing more seriously, I’ve become more aware; both of self and the myriad of things that happen around me.  She’s right of course. (she always is!) Writing can turn a simple conversation into a … Continue reading

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