Creativity

Clean and Clowning

9 July, 2017 by Marian Way

What does Clean Language have in common with clowning? And how can clowning morph into Clean Space. Read Marian's account of an improv session during a clowning course and the links she made with 'clean'.

A Collection of Quotes from “Insights in Space”

28 June, 2017 by Marian Way

Here are all the quotes James Lawley and I have used in our new book, "Insights in Space".

Clean Poetry

24 September, 2015 by Marian Way

How can you use Clean Language to help children to appreciate poetry and to write their own poems? This was the question Assistant Headteacher Amanda Maney asked herself when she first came across Clean Language. Read about what happened...

Once upon a time…..  Metaphor, Myth and Clean Language

20 November, 2014 by Sue Charman

A look at the powerful connection between storytelling and Clean Language by professional storyteller and Clean Learning associate, Sue Charman.

The Northern Taste of Clean: 2014 Highlights

23 April, 2014 by David Brown

This was my first Northern Taste of Clean experience. Caitlin Walker and Shaun Hotchkiss hosted the event, and hospitality is something they do wonderfully well. I was expecting an interesting, perhaps challenging experience, maybe a way to develop useful skills.

10 Things You Can Do on Your Own to Improve Your Clean Language & Symbolic Modelling Skills

19 October, 2013 by Sue Charman

I live in the middle of the countryside in Devon. As yet, there is not a huge Clean Language presence in Devon, so I was discussing with Marian Way how to hone my skills alone. 

A Simple Guide to Meditation

19 October, 2013 by Sue Charman

A simple meditation involves being comfortably seated in a quiet place where you won't be disturbed. Closing your eyes, or concentrating on a flame, and allowing your eyes to focus softly and inwardly, bring a kind and gentle awareness to each area of your body to relax it. 

Clean Language is like… Origami

22 November, 2011 by Sharon Small

Metaphor is to the human mind what folding is to science.

Everything is made of folds - the earth, our DNA, illness and health in the folding and unfolding of protein molecules, the human brain, our clothes, the folding and unfolding of our memories, 

‘Tinkering’ With Clean Language

21 March, 2010 by Marian Way

Jewels Carter runs a devised drama group at which meets on a project-by-project basis at The Art House in Southampton. They aim to to perform twice a year, and to give everyone a flavour of the whole creative process, regardless of ability.

Designing a Clean Workshop

3 September, 2009 by Marian Way

How can we create a workshop that's 'clean' (i.e. attempts to not give people our models, theories, ideas, suggestions, advice and metaphors but instead creates experiences that enable them to learn from themselves and others) AND which has a distinct topic?