Creative Space

Creativity is always on my mind… how it works, how to make it work, how to foster it… Here’s a perspective I like from Julian Stodd.

Julian Stodd's Learning Blog

In my mind, this was going to be creative. About creativity. I’d dedicated hours to writing, crafting in my head a reflective post of great wit and insight. But then I hit London and it all went wrong. As I sit on this train, wedged between two commuters who may well be reading over my shoulder, being rocked from side to side and cradling my coffee between my knees, I’m feeling flat, exhausted. Amongst a hundred people in black suits all clutching their kindles and iPads I’m just one more face in an endless community of weary travellers whose eyes never meet and who dream of home.

Creative Spaces Bad handwriting? I know. You try drawing on a train…

But whilst confined in this carriage we are not alone, not isolated, connected instead through our smartphones and tablets to a hundred communities: curating, sharing, collaborating, learning.

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