Our heads are idea-soup pots. We keep adding ingredients to them all the time. To do this, all you need to do is think and thinking is something we cannot stop even if we tried. That leaves the soup perpetually on the boil and us thinking:
How do we know what does it taste like?
Is it any good?
Do we need to mix it up a bit?
Is there a balance of flavours?
I readily admit that I have a yearning to just write, to write something all the time. But I also have a filter in my head. It prevents me from turning my thoughts into words on the screen. It does this because of the self-doubt that we all have within us.
What if the words we put out there are not adequate?
Tom Scott is a popular YouTuber, producing educational content about History, Science, technology and linguistics.
In one particular episode, he speaks about why Dasani bottled water is not sold in Britain anymore. While walking down the road by the side of the bottling plant in Kent, he explains about the history of the brand’s introduction in UK and the events that followed.
Suddenly, about 3 mins into the video, my attention is drawn to a small text box to the bottom right of the frame.