What the Irish Ate Before Potatoes

NOTE: Thank you to Bon Appétit for the article!


What the Irish Ate Before Potatoes


How the Welsh developed their own form of poetry

NOTE: Thank you to The Conversation website for the article!



How the Welsh developed their own form of poetry

Granny Women: Appalachia’s Original Medical Professionals

NOTE: Thank you to Appalachian Magazine for the article!


Granny Women: Appalachia’s Original Medical Professionals

Some fairy tales may be 6000 years old

NOTE: Thank you to Science Magazine for the article!


Some fairy tales may be 6000 years old

Creativity and risk

An interesting post worth the read. It is a post about creativity, risk and it is as every bit inflective as it is reflective of the author.

Druid Life

There can be no real creativity without taking risks. Of course, there are a lot of good things a person can do who doesn’t want to take risks as well. Study, practice, developing skills, learning about relevant things – this doesn’t have to feel risky not least because we never have to share it.

There is a school of thought that says we should create purely for ourselves, driven by our own passion and inspiration and to hell with what anyone else thinks. Many creators we now think of as great were not valued in their own lifetimes. There’s another school of thought that says a piece is not complete until it has an audience and that the audience is co-creator of the finished work. Without someone to interact with a piece, an important part is missing. This is more how I feel about things.

When we set out to…

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