So why now, when I'm not on the island? Perhaps the relaxed island time let them gestate and it was coincidence that they surfaced now?
And really, just what is it about creativity and new ideas in that half-dreaming state before getting up? I've mentioned it before, but it still puzzles me.
One article seems to have part of the answer:
and for ingeniously creating
by Win Wenger, Ph.D.
"Early Bird Gets That....Wriggle of Creativity"
Another article goes on:
A number of individual writers, artists and other high-level creators have found their best time for creative work to be first thing in the morning, before the distractions of the day set in to disturb the order and arrangements their mind had settled into through sleep and dreaming. This still remains very much the case, though some of us aren't "morning people." Those of us who can somehow function before normal people start putting in their work hours, continue to find and will always find this first-thing-of-the-day approach to be an easy, productive strategy and practice.