The froth is coming off

With the right instructions, the unfamiliar becomes manageable. We follow the recipe with the hope that the convoluted reality seeps away into the froth. Yet, had we followed our instincts we may not have gotten stuck in the first place. If we don’t take Google Maps with a grain of salt, we will find ourselves […]

Newsletter: ‘Feel the burn’

Hi Friends, the Marines have a saying: ‘pain is weakness leaving the body.’ Read about embracing pain in David Cain’s piece below. In the spirit of ‘everything is a remix,’ check out the amazing animation an artist recreated from the MET. Think robots are a 21st-century creation? Peep the video about François Junod’s work in making automatons. […]

The burn of discontent

Everything starts and ends from the burn of discontent. We all have an inkling for something, a dormant enthusiasm, waiting to erupt so we can pour our hearts into it. But the wait is killer. Toiling in anonymity while practicing in mediocrity needs a special kind of patience. The resistance can only win at our […]

Newsletter: ‘Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny’

Hi Friends, we lost the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking this week but his work and spirit will linger on forever. If you’re stuck in a creative rut, give Seth Godin’s new podcast a listen. For Picasso fans, the Tate Modern has a new exhibit showcasing the artist’s work in his ‘years of wonders.’ Check out all links below. Interesting Digs […]

Fearing a loss of mind

There are very few moments in the day when we pause. Instead, we latch onto the sugary obsession of tech and its distractions, awaiting the next shock of dopamine. But we can have tea with ourselves, going through what our worries and wishes are in the quest for ever-fleeting presence. Man is more versatile than […]

Newsletter: Strong opinions, loosely held

Hi Friends, if you’re looking for some motivational fuel I recommend watching the interview with Henry Rollins below. If you missed watching the Francis Bacon video in last week’s newsletter, I’ve highlighted it again here because it’s too good to miss. Interesting Digs Henry Rollins: The One Decision that Changed My Life Forever. Success is an accumulation […]