Thought for Monday: Difficult is better than cool.
Today on Guardian, Robert McCrum is talking about The Secret of Creativity and quotes the "wonderfully transgressive" Grayson Perry:
"Being creative is all about being unself-conscious; being prepared to make a bit of a fool of myself. In my experience, embarrassment is not fatal." He followed this with some remarks about the dangers of "cool", and concluded: "I'd like to make a plea for difficulty over cool. In the end, being difficult is the coolest thing you can be."Click here to read the rest and have a very uncool week.