Because people are assholes. But for every insecure, bullying asshole out there, quietly cursing their boss for repeatedly stepping all over them, there is the client who is actually competent, confident and honest. And it’s these ones for whom you’re happy to work late nights, maybe even send them a […]
I like taking stock like this because it’s only when you force yourself through the process that you remember all the thrills – and spills – that made your life worth living. I often find myself despairing in an existential crisis, quite like this poor guinea pig, and asking, “What […]
Where would we be without content? Creative production is still the buzz (thank goodness!) and we’re glad to be in the thick of it. Even gladder to be asked our opinion on the matter. EventNook, the event and ticketing platform, spoke with Carolyn about her creative process, motivations and ideas for […]
Here’s a quick update from TCV team. Hope 2016 is going well for you, too!
Whoever coined the phrase, “Time waits for no man”, knew exactly what they were talking about. It’s a brutal reality. Everything that needs to be done must be scheduled into the diary lest the “Well, I’ll just see how I feel in the morning” monster takes over the steering wheel. […]
2014 has been a year of festivals for The Creative Voice. To be exact, four – back to back. As tiring as it’s been, the learning is invaluable. Whether you’re a sucker for punishment or you have ants in your pants, there’s nothing like a festival to push those creative boundaries and test your resourcefulness. I humbly offer you my Top 3 Tips on running – and surviving – a successful festival.
This is the story of a pig. A pig who “outlived everyone in his class by thirteen and a half years”. His is a story of survival, and not just his own, but of all those who had the privilege of knowing him. His name was Christopher Hogwood. A good […]
Sister Francoise Bosteels has spent the last 40 years in India, living in turn in cities and villages, most of them desperately poor and oppressed. Currently based in Bangalore, she has spent those 40 years sharing in the lives of the communities she’s worked in; sharing their pain, sorrow, joy […]
“’Then you should say what you mean,’ the March Hare went on. ‘I do,’ Alice hastily replied; ‘at least–at least I mean what I say–that’s the same thing, you know.’ ‘Not the same thing a bit!’ said the Hatter. ‘You might just as well say that “I see what I […]
28 December 2013 In March, I wrote about living the humility of not knowing. And then in July, I waxed lyrical about finding the heart to commit. Both posts are about qualities that I aspire to. More correctly, a balanced state of being that I work towards achieving. It’s been […]