INSPIRATION STATION ::: 11 December 2015

yeS yES YES! It's Friday and time for our weekly roundup of things that tick and tickle our inspiration bones. Scroll, LOL and inhale.

“It’s been a huge battle for me. It’s been one of the things, actually – feeling I’m not going to be accepted for the way I look.” - Eska

“It’s been a huge battle for me. It’s been one of the things, actually – feeling I’m not going to be accepted for the way I look.” - Eska

  • Amazing Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah plays the song "Ku Klux Police Department" at this NPR Tiny Desk session, choosing art over hate. -thanks Safia!
     
  • Bertrand Russel's 10 lessons for a creative happy life.
Illustrations by Trevor Greive. Thinking by Bertrand Russel.

Illustrations by Trevor Greive. Thinking by Bertrand Russel.

Foggy morning in London, starting the drive south towards Brighton.

Foggy morning in London, starting the drive south towards Brighton.

  • Clueless fashion!
     
  • When one feels like shit....15 things to do! - thanks Ty!
     
  • The Gap Band - Outstanding (sequins galore) #EthelArmour: 
  • Bopol Mansiamina, catchy soukous, added to the hus stereo playlist for December!
     
  • Dj Okapi on Boiler Room Collections. Mostly a reminder how great the Afro Synth blog is.
     
  • THIS article on self sabotage: "it’s odd and not a little unnerving to discover just how often some of us appear to act as if we were deliberately out to ruin our chances of getting what we’re on the surface convinced we’re after." More via the Book of Life.
     
  • Philip Glass on life in Words Without Music.
     
  • Top 10 essential items in our lives right now: Gold sparkly tape from Tiger.
     
  • Morning pages at Small Batch. Disposing of unnecessary clutter in our minds to make space for what matters. 
     
  • Nostalgia! The Britpop Story. Interesting documentary right here from BBC: