‘All art is quite useless. So is a flower.’ Marlene Dumas, Oscar Wilde, oil on canvas (2016).
I started this blog earlier this year after a friend encouraged me try it for just three months. I wanted to record the ideas I’d been coming across in podcasts and books that have had an impact on my life. I’d scribbled notes in journals but I wanted to bring them together in a more coherent way. I also wanted to share the links I’ve found useful. And connect with people interested in similar things. It wasn’t so much about writing – I think I’m better at story-telling than essays – as about sharing. Except I wasn’t sharing the posts. I hadn’t found the courage. Continue reading Why blog?