Snap out of It

Everything seems to be done in a hurry these days.   Even Elections! We're expected to vote first, ask questions later.    Bills are rushed.  Negotiations hurried.   Foreign policy is all Ready-Shoot-Aim.   Velocity trumps veracity. Politics is increasingly about snap decisions.    But speed has infiltrated every aspect ...

The D word 

I have always thought of my teenage brushes with suicidal depression as a springboard of my creativity* - less depression more compression.  But I had never talked about it in a professional setting. My past experiences of despair have been a constant source of insight - a motor really - as I perform on the various stages of my ...