Can you handle criticism of your work?

You’re wrong.

You’re not doing it right.

Can’t you see that’s the complete opposite of what you’re trying to say?

Sounds familiar? You’ve either heard this being said to you or (infinitely more interesting), you’ve said this to someone else. Nobody likes criticism. It’s hard to hear it, it’s annoying to accept and it’s downright irritating to set out and correct it.

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Half the time, though, I’m the one giving the critique, finding myself in Jack Nicholson’s position where he’s yelling his head off in the courtroom in A Few Good Men. *Aside: That’s a great movie! Continue reading “Can you handle criticism of your work?”

A thing of beauty- #MicroblogMondays

What makes something truly beautiful?

John Keats, in book 1 of Endymion, immortalised this statement: ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’.

 If there is one thing I know to a certainty, it is that things change. That includes our perceptions of beauty and what counts as truly great.

Take the image of this vase, for instance: Continue reading “A thing of beauty- #MicroblogMondays”