Your December Monthly Forecast: Inspiration is rude and badly behaved. It strides boldly into our life without knocking and, once it forces its way into our mind, it acts as if it owns the place. Then, when it feels inclined to depart, it just vanishes without so much as a by-your-leave. It won't, though, ever come when we call for it. This elusive force gets away with such outrageous activity because it knows that it is always welcome. Here's a clue. If you want it to stick around when it starts to show its face this month, try not to criticise it. Make room for hope.