Archive for the 'Sideways Sayings' Category

Creative Development for Artists, Writers and all Artistic Creativity

Oh… I have a strange relationship with this one. I don’t believe it and I do believe it. Potentially I have way too many things to do in each twenty four hours but these days I’m much, much better at being satisfied with what I have done. [...]

Creative Development for Artists, Writers and all Artistic Creativity

Don’t you just love inner dialogues:
Oh, I really do love this saying.
What? How can you say that? This saying is so far wrong it’s coming round the other side and taking a crafty peak at being right.
It is right! It’s one of the great personal development aphorisms. [...]

Creative Development for Artists, Writers and all Artistic Creativity

# 2 of the series in which I take a swipe at daft sayings
Don’t even get me started on this one.
This saying is so wrong I scarcely know where to begin. Now I know that sayings are often metaphors, but here even the metaphor doesn’t work. I [...]

Creative Development for Artists, Writers and all Artistic Creativity

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.
I love these two sayings, but wow! they’re overused these days. It’s become accepted wisdom that if you want to achieve a long term goal, or even [...]

Coming Very Soon – Sideways Sayings

So what�s this all about then, I hear you ask. Well you could be lucky enough to be in right of the start of this soon to be legendary series of whimsical deconstructions of much loved, much hated, overused, misunderstood or just plain stupid quotations and sayings.



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