A chance bathroom sighting. The ordinary can be extraordinary with a little twist in the tail (or chain).
I read this book recently – “Making Ideas Happen” by Scott Belsky.
It makes the case that sharing and putting ideas ‘out there’ at an early stage is a positive move. I agree with this and feel creative, online communities especially @OneMinuteBriefs are great platforms to interact and share.
section from the book (page 124) below:
…As you share your ideas with others, you will start to see whether people engage (or not) with your ideas once they’re out there. The level of engagement alone can shed new light on the value and potential flaws of your ideas. And as people engage with your ideas, they will develop opinions about them. Ideally, the opinions will result in an exchange, and this exchange will result in useful feedback.
The value of feedback is inarguable. It is a powerful, sobering force that can help refine good ideas, kill bad ones, and postpone premature ideas that are not yet ripe…
Here’s my submission to @BananaDrawings [bananadrawings.com] perfect if you want an 80’s packed lunch.
“Cruel Summer” is a pop song written and originally performed by Bananarama that was a top ten hit in Britain in 1983. Singer Sara Dallin said the song “played on the darker side (of summer songs): it looked at the oppressive heat, the misery of wanting to be with someone as the summer ticked by. We’ve all been there!”