Rain has a certain impact on the soul. For many its a inconvenience, damp weather ruining an otherwise decent day, or stopping the world from spinning on your schedule. For myself, it’s a reprieve from all things, a sense the world ceases in an instant. Time frozen in teardrops, clouds blocking out the spin and […]Read more "Reminiscing in the Rain"
Quite a strange question but one with far reaching consequences should we dwell too much on it, but worth asking: Does anything really matter? And if it does, who do we want to be? What do you want to live for, die for, stand up for in your life? Life is this short period of […]Read more "Does it really Matter?"
We live in interesting times. That’s not always a good thing. Especially if you’ve read any headlines lately. Seems to me at the moment we’re in a tailspin as a whole. There’s a brexit vote that ABSOLUTELY HAS TO BE HONOURED., there’s the recent own goal of an election that defied the odds, and a […]Read more "Change and the Challenges of the Future"
I once sat at the edge of the world, in a place called Port Douglas, and saw the above. And I had nothing but time, and space, and myself at the edge of paradise. After a fairly turbulent year, this was a moment of uninterrupted peace and tranquility, a site and place of pure reflection. […]Read more "A Moment of Solitude at The Edge of Paradise"
Life’s a weird beast. It’s everything we are, were and everything we’re going to be. It’s all the days we wish happened, and all the days that did, for everyone and everything around us. Sometimes, you have everything you ever wanted. The next day, it feels empty, like it’s just a hologram, an empty reflection. […]Read more "Reflections on a Year of Change"
What drives us? What’s the mechanism that makes us choose a path? That decision which makes us unique? Do we wake up asleep and let all that happens around us be a quirk of fate, or do we take ownership over our lives? Why do we do the things we do? What makes us […]Read more "Motivations"
With recent events going on across the world regarding sovereignty, the nature of freedom, free markets and the threat of far right movements, it felt relevant to offer some thoughts about the nature of freedom itself. I want to discuss this because there’s a growing resentment across western societies (the US and the UK in […]Read more "The Illusion of Freedom"