Is Creativity Dangerous?

Do you need to be messed up to be creative? Do you need to endure some form of suffering before you can really express yourself ‘creatively?’ Look at some of the great artists and you will find they were all nutters. Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gough, Picasso… Read More …

Finding Beauty in the Mundane

It’s been too long since I’ve put pen to paper, or the clack of keyboard input to a blinking cursor that mocks me, waiting and waiting for my creativity to find its way to my uninspired fingertips and put letters, words and meaning on this white space… It Read More …

Would You Fear Drowning if You Could Breathe Underwater?

A violent storm rages unpredictably on the ocean’s surface. A bad-tempered, blustery wind gusts endlessly whipping the ocean in to giant peaks and troughs as whitewash churns on the crest of dark ominous waves. Yet beneath the surface and under the swirl and throw of Read More …

Endless Seasons and Episodes of Life

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve moved. States, cities, neighborhoods, streets and houses blend together in the gypsy-esque carousel of my mind. When I think about the last 15 years I’m bombarded with imagery of different places, cities and homes. A door from Read More …

The Impermanent Outpost of Opportunity: What do I do?

My corporate career has ground to a self-inflicted halt. I yanked on the brakes whilst in full perpetual motion. I came to a silent stop. No more noise, no more games, no more. I knew it would come to an end. I knew I would reach Read More …

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

…the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life… Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the Read More …