21 questions to help you find your life work

It can be very difficult to find your best career/job – here are 21 questions I’ve put together as a warm up.  They’re positive and imaginative to do.  Why not take some time, get comfy and answer them, see what emerges? Disclaimer: Right up front, let me say I don’t have professional training in careers, these are just some simple queries to get you started … Continue reading 21 questions to help you find your life work

Poetry/wonder (Lucille Clifton 1936-2010)

Happy Birthday, poet Lucille Clifton.  We celebrate you; your arrival and what you made, in the time that you had.

“The mistake teachers sometimes make is that they think art and poetry – they think that’s about answers and it’s not about that, it’s about questions.  So you come to poetry not out of what you know – but out of what you wonder.”

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5 minutes with Dawn French

I always like Dawn French – after this interview, I like her even more because she also likes (and collects) Clarice Cliff.  (see earlier post today on this blog)  Clarice Cliff is a 1930s potterer famous for unusual shaped and painted abstract teasets.  For example, one of her most famous ranges was called Bizarre.  Nuff said. Questions answered include: Name one person who makes you … Continue reading 5 minutes with Dawn French