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Links Round-Up: Opportunities

The Links Round-Up today has opportunities for you to get involved in new artistic collaboration, get a loan, get a job, display your work and more. Loans in the Creative Quarter When the Creative Quarter was launched, there were many initiatives promised, and we are now starting to see them happen. Here is one: the… Read More

The Rest is Propaganda: Celebrating Alan Sillitoe

“Illegitimi non carborundum” , in literati Latin, or “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”, as Arthur Seaton, the anti-hero of “Saturday Night Sunday Morning” would translate into more local tones.  Arthur, the ‘angry young man’ of local author Alan Sillitoe’s 1958 era-defining novel, and his modern counterparts wildly roaming the streets of inner-Nottingham, was the… Read More

The whooshing sound of deadlines.

“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”  Douglas Adams. Here’s a quick links round-up….. some imminent opportunities so don’t leave it until you hear the  whooshing noises….. Paul Martin’s Handmade Revolution is a new TV show on the look out for “the brightest and best British designer makers.“ that’s probably… Read More

Taking a Bath

My last couple of posts have been on rather heavy and psychological subjects (humility/ego in creativity and avoiding fear of success and self sabotaging), so I decided that this post should focus on something more practical. In a world that is continuously go-go-go, where deadlines loom large and people are always seeking that edge, it’s… Read More