06 May The Realm of Ideas

Source: Olafs Photoblog

In the last few weeks my keyboard has become my best friend. These periods of intense writing are something I enjoy because I am well aware that the gods of inspiration could flip on me anytime. 

Sometimes I wonder why the written word appeals to me so much. Why do I need to write down my thoughts? Maybe because I experience the burden of a never-ending flow of visual ideas and I need to organize them into logical thoughts. It is not that the ideas are great. Not at all. In fact, most of them are better forgotten, fast. I am learning that in this process of visual risk-taking, every smidgen of the new and fresh must have the chance to prove itself in this one-person realm of ideas. I am also aware that this is no place for justice or evenness. There is no time and no resources for such luxury. 

I know one thing. It will never stop because stopping this mechanism of visual mayhem would put a hold on . . . in short, no. Writing is a form of therapy and tidiness, allowing the ideas to defend themselves and stay afloat but also take the form of a civilized conversation. As many of you know, I have my own YouTube channel, which started doing quite well . . . until I stopped posting videos. I know I want to revive it but, so far, the long and onerous road from the written word to the video

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