creativity

Comics, cosplay and child-catching – a weekend at Copenhagen Comics

Continuing my tour of Nordic comic festivals, I took the train from Malmö, over the always impressive Øresund Bridge (perhaps familiar to viewers of The Bridge) to attend Copenhagen Comics, a biennial comic fest. Their website and programmes are, bizarrely when so much else is translated into English in the Nordic countries, only available in […]

Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.

Doris Lessing

A light exists in spring

A light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period. When March is scarcely here A color stands abroad On solitary hills That science cannot overtake, But human nature feels. Emily Dickinson On the outskirts of the city of Malmö, in the very south of Sweden, a new green space is […]

I’m a pessimist because of intelligence,
but an optimist because of will.

Antonio Gramsci

The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination

Diane Di Prima

True learning – learning that is permanent and useful, that leads to intelligent action and further learning — can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner

John Holt

I became acutely aware that what a child wanted to do most of all was to make a world in which to find a place to discover a self.

Edith Cobb

My name is Harvey Milk and I am here to recruit you.

Harvey Milk

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

Rumi