I've been pondering a few things about creativity and self expression lately. If you've been following this blog you'll know that we recently went skiing in Whistler. On the first morning, I was sitting at the base of Whistler Mountain waiting nervously for my lesson. (For an explanation of the nervousness, see this post.) As I sat there, … Continue reading Creativity And Self Expression: Are We Crushing Them Out Of Our Girls With Pink?
Today I was up at our kids' highschool introducing a group of young writers to the stimulus material for a writing competition. It was fantastic to see so many year 7-10's getting excited about writing creatively. I tried to get the most boring bits out of the way (the rules) as fast as possible, and … Continue reading Young Writers