An irregular blog of stuff - Design, Music, Film and Media...things that can interrupt your day (in a good way). By Steven Thomas: Husband, Father, life long indie-kid. I run a digital start up called WOW247.com based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

destroyed-and-abandoned:

16 ships shipwrecked in a sandbar in the Bermuda Triangle photographer unknown
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A visual representation of the banking industry, war etc etc etc

destroyed-and-abandoned:

16 ships shipwrecked in a sandbar in the Bermuda Triangle photographer unknown

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A visual representation of the banking industry, war etc etc etc

changetheratio:

Still I Rise

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

Does my sassiness upset you?
Why are you beset with gloom?
'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells
Pumping in my living room.

Just like moons and like suns,
With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high,
Still I’ll rise.

Did you want to see me broken?
Bowed head and lowered eyes?
Shoulders falling down like teardrops.
Weakened by my soulful cries.

Does my haughtiness offend you?
Don’t you take it awful hard
'Cause I laugh like I've got gold mines
Diggin’ in my own back yard.

You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Out of the huts of history’s shame
I rise
Up from a past that’s rooted in pain
I rise
I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide,
Welling and swelling I bear in the tide.
Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
I rise
Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear
I rise
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
I am the dream and the hope of the slave.
I rise
I rise
I rise.

 

Thank you, Maya Angelou. RIP. 

Never heard/read this before - how beautiful, how spirited…

Tiny Worlds // Bulldozer

Small pleasures

(Source: vimeo.com)

Yes, you can teach creativity. You give people a set of tools and techniques and approaches, and you help them gain the necessary mindset. Creativity is a result of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that allow you to be a problem-solver.

The always great Tina Seelig explains how to teach creativity in her interview with VentureBeat. (via creativesomething)