Thursday 26 April 2018

Killing off Paris Bakery a sort of creative suicide

Paris Bakery on Moore Street. Photograph: Gerry Mooney
Paris Bakery on Moore Street. Photograph: Gerry Mooney

Ross Maguire

HUMAN beings create. Without creativity we shrivel up and die.

Fish need water and birds need air, but we need to create. Creativity is our beauty; it is what makes sense of life. Whether it is the artist, the mother or the business owner – creativity is our essence.

There are scientists holed up in laboratories for decades waiting for a new understanding. Writers and poets know the pain of labour, as they bring forth something new. An athlete can devote a whole life to a second of creative inspiration.

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