Like wine through water

Like wine through water

A lovely image of something – a dream or an idea – imbuing every part of your being. I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they’ve gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the...
Ah yes, so it does

Ah yes, so it does

A simple injunction, but timely, always. Be patient. It takes time for ideas to become clear. Source: Adam Nicolson, Sissinghurst: An unfinished history (London: Harper Press, 2009), p. 120Photo credit: Quadronet_Webdesign at...
On working alone

On working alone

Adam Nicolson’s description of working alone resonated with me, as I have also nearly always done so, and it is my preferred mode, even though I thoroughly enjoyed the time I worked in close connection with colleagues.  This doesn’t mean I doubt the...
In praise of the individual mind

In praise of the individual mind

A fascinating comment by a very individual mind on exactly that, individuality and its creative capacity. While I believe also in the power of combined minds, and don’t agree with Steinbeck’s ‘the only creative thing our species has’, I do...
Good thoughts about the universe

Good thoughts about the universe

Perhaps this could be a Key Performance Indicator for nuannaarpoq.com – that it might become a compendium of good thoughts about the universe from different cultures. Or at least good thoughts about living life fully and sharing its joys.Each culture, it seemed...

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