Considering Charlotte

Fiction is fun but there is something about real life that is better, stranger, compulsive, compelling. I know when I become obsessed by something or someone that I have to follow it through. That woman is currently Charlotte Payne-Townshend. Photo credit: LSE. Charlotte was the companionably celibate wife of George Bernard Shaw, and a keen […]

Is everyone creative?

  Science seems to accept that everyone has an element of creativity.  However, there seem to be links between the spontaneous brain and the evaluative brain, the rational side which asks: will this mega idea work? This is perhaps where some writers fall down. We all enjoy the spontaneity of creativity, the brainstorming of ideas, […]