Preparing to create: Instrumental Music

I’m always on the hunt for good pieces of instrumental music, because I find it gives me creative space: I can be writing words and generally being creative, without someone else’s lyrics breaking in with their thoughts.  The right music gives me a background and sense of pace.  So here’s a new album for my ears, for thinking times (as it’s quite contemplative): “Into the … Continue reading Preparing to create: Instrumental Music

What freedom is… Nina Simone

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Last night I more or less idly began watching a documentary on Netflix about Nina Simone – and was right from the start transfixed by her words: “I’ll tell you what freedom is to me – no fear!” From those opening comments in “What happened to you Miss Simone?” I was glued to the screen.  One of the words most… Continue reading What freedom is… Nina Simone