The Myth of the Creative

The Myth of the Creative

I’m a creative type. Growing up I had a rich and diverse network of imaginary friends, something that was mostly bemusing and at times alarming for my long-suffering parents. I loved and still love writing, drawing, painting and making things. My whole life, I was...
A different course

A different course

For the next 15 minutes, I would like to take you on a trip. Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea, take a seat, and just relax because I’m going to take you to the West of Ireland. Imagine that the first thing you see when you wake up are green hills and mountains...
Design Thinking in education

Design Thinking in education

My sons don’t have much to envy about being an adult. They have a lovely school and home life, few responsibilities, and an endless appetite for fun, and so they see very little benefit to this whole idea of “growing up”. However, there is one notable exception when...