The Danger of Imagination

Brains these days are pretty advanced. I think, maybe too advanced. I’m not sure I’m ready for a frontal lobe yet and neither are you. You see, sometimes in history things go through rapid spurts of advancement. Like the ‘4 minute mile’, once a record Read More …

A Guide to Anawangin Cove Beach Camping

Anawangin Cove from Ben Farrell on Vimeo. I AM off the grid. Untethered from my digital life. No electricity, no phone reception, no WiFi. The last time I was this digitally isolated was when I did a meditation retreat in Thailand and had all my smart Read More …

Good Vibrations: Emerging Artist Makes Portals to the Universe

15 minute read. If you prefer to listen, click play below. 1. Darya sits in the warm grey light of a bright window. The New Jersey sun is diffused as it passes through thin, soft curtains, partially drawn. She looks at the camera, with bright Read More …

The Dramatic Contrast of Manila: Drone Video

Manila is a classic blend of old and new, rich and poor. Luxury condos and houses stand among shanty towns with their improvised tin roofs and colourful concrete walls. Local kids swim and play in the dirty brown viaducts next to resort-like complexes housing swimming pools and Read More …

Manila ‘Wet Markets’: Gallery

Asian markets are an intense mishmash of colours, smells and sounds. Exotic produce rubs shoulders with the surging crowd that throbs and pulses through small networks of alleys hidden by awnings and chaos. Vendors shout as traffic buzzes at your back. It’s hard to just Read More …

5 Tips for Urban Travel Photography: Gallery

Travel photography is one of the most enjoyable and effective ways to document your travel memories. However, not all travel photos have to be sunsets over white sand beaches with palm trees or famous landmarks. You see, the beauty of travel is that it allows Read More …

Duality: The Danger of Choice

I’m in a bad relationship. An acrid, toxic affair of pain and puppetry. Every day, I’m made to endure things I hate, as I sit trapped and numb, shackled by pretense and perception. In this involuntary dance, I am the follower, forced to keep in Read More …