“But look, you found the notice, didn’t you?” “Yes,” said Arthur, “yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard.” 

Douglas Adams, The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy




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Within Reason

Everyone needs a space to store their treasures. These are some of mine.

Here you will find snippets that interest, intrigue, and excite me. I'm always trying to find the elixir of creativity - about as discoverable as the elixir of life, I suspect.

These challenging, varied, exciting people and their ideas are here so I can dip back into them.
For me, these people are the wells I go to to quench my thirst.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I do, and that you come away refreshed and inspired.

You can’t be spontaneous ‘within reason’
— John Cleese

John Cleese - talking about making space, time, and time for creativity, all the way back in 1991.

Do what you love, make money, save the world
— Clare Bowditch's Big Hearted Business

I find Clare's music just gorgeous - searingly honest and heartfelt - and I admire her guts in developing this brilliant idea - bringing business types and creative types together...not to mention the "Inspiration Bombs" she puts together.

Is it rational, is it logical that anybody should be expected to be afraid of the work that they feel they were put on this earth to do?
— Elizabeth Gilbert

Liz recorded this TED talk in 2009 and has gone on to write another bestseller. (and I expect there will be more!) She's a careful, crafting writer, who loves what she does, and so much of what she says makes me go "ah". Olé to you, Liz.