Dramagirl's Scrapbook

A rag-bag scrapbook ... mostly quotes and images that grab me.

My life and art? That too.

Dramagirl's Scrapbook
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"Art reminds us of all the possibilities we are persuaded to forget."
Jeanette Winterson
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"" … there seemed to have been an attempt to make Holmes more whimsical and romantic, in the line of recent Time Lords. Although Cumberbatch played beautifully a scene in which the supposedly dead sleuth surprises Watson as a French waiter in a restaurant, the conceit felt closer to the natural acting register of David Tennant or Matt Smith than to Cumberbatch’s drier, darker style." (Mark Lawson The Guardian 3.1.14)"
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Big clean-out. #oldschool
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Austin Kleon: Steal Like an Artist.
On the must-read list.
16 404 Pages That Are Worth the Error | Mental Floss
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Flow happens when the mind escapes its boundaries and sets the imagination free. Flow does not attend to the barriers, flow moves past them. Flow is effortless absorption in the task, in the moment, in the potential. Flow is the fluid emotional strength that energizes and synergizes interests, aptitudes, and talents perfectly aligned with the task, and wholly absorbed by it.

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When students are fully engaged in the learning process, working to find the solution or finish the project, there is learning flow. When the student’s heart, mind, muscle, and soul synchronize the learning, the student is flowing and overflowing. Wait. Back up. What were those words again?

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Patty O’Grady, Ph.D. at the University of Tampa, on the positive psychology of flow, building on the groundbreaking work of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

Complement with cultural icons on how creativity works.

(via explore-blog)
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jayavant:

The Doctor Who Facebook page has been counting down to the 50th Anniversry Special in a clever way. I thought I’d follow it here. I started late though so this is a catch-up. 

The 3 modern Doctors, and the movie Doctor. 

I’ll try to refrain from picking favourites, though I have to say I never like Tennant much. He panics too often.
jayavant:

The Doctor Who Facebook page has been counting down to the 50th Anniversry Special in a clever way. I thought I’d follow it here. I started late though so this is a catch-up. 

The 3 modern Doctors, and the movie Doctor. 

I’ll try to refrain from picking favourites, though I have to say I never like Tennant much. He panics too often.
jayavant:

The Doctor Who Facebook page has been counting down to the 50th Anniversry Special in a clever way. I thought I’d follow it here. I started late though so this is a catch-up. 

The 3 modern Doctors, and the movie Doctor. 

I’ll try to refrain from picking favourites, though I have to say I never like Tennant much. He panics too often.
jayavant:

The Doctor Who Facebook page has been counting down to the 50th Anniversry Special in a clever way. I thought I’d follow it here. I started late though so this is a catch-up. 

The 3 modern Doctors, and the movie Doctor. 

I’ll try to refrain from picking favourites, though I have to say I never like Tennant much. He panics too often.
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"“Theatre professionals” are people who have made theatremaking their lives, and “professional theatres” are the companies that are staffed with those people."
Defining “Professional” | Bitter Gertrude