On capturing imps and scribbles (and why post-its were invented)

Mary Oliver in her essay on ‘Power and Time’ writes about how creativity sometimes needs concentration without interruptions ‘– a place apart – to pace, to chew pencils, to scribble and erase and scribble again’.

She talks too of how easy it is for your mind to distract you with some other seemingly more pressing issue like phoning the dentist or buying mustard. And how we always react and when we return ‘the imps of the ideas have fled back into the mist’……..

Jude Sweeting - Director of Quality & Enjoyment