Pollen

We are made in the image of our words. The metaphors with which we live emerge from the world and are the fabric of our thought. ‘To pollinate’; The pollination process of plants informs the way we think about the movement of ideas.

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Writers who write

When you meet one and they don’t apologise for what they want to express nor how they want to express it it’s a cause for celebration. It is a delight.

Thick sleep

If you want to sleep quickly, go to bed hungry.

Beerish

Hello. I once invented a drink called Beerish. It’s an effervescent tablet made from malted fermented grains and hops to be placed in a pint of ice-cold mountain water with an added splash of moonshine. Maybe you even carbonate it… It solves the we’re-in-the-mountains-without-a-beer problem. Not quite beer but certainly beerish.

Interesting mantras

I’m a little late to the game, but, when improvising… it’s useful to have a mantra. Mantra: from the Sanskrit, ‘thought behind speech or action’. If you repeat your mantra, and you act according to your mantra… you will be interesting.

Spacebridge

Working image: It works something like an airlock. To open the next door, you must first close the others behind you…

Landing

When we know that everything is real now. No waiting. You’ve landed.