Category: Inspiration

06 Jan

Good Things from 2009

It’s easy to focus on the negative and decide a whole year was bad, and this seems to be the general attitude about poor old 2009. It was a year that was on the rough side, but it was also one that had many wonderful things. Boris and I felt it was one of those […]

23 Dec

Creative Excellence Takes Time

The wise words of Ira Glass on why creative excellence takes time. I found listening to this very gratifying, especially the part about self-directed projects and deadlines to work towards, because it’s what I’ve been doing for the past two years with fruitful results. I’m producing the best work of my life (so far) and […]

02 Dec

Burn for no reason, like a lantern in daylight

From the Free Will Astrology Newsletter: LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “I burn for no reason, like a lantern in daylight,” writes poet Joseph Lease. I think that’s a succinct formulation of one of your central issues, Leo. Burning for no reason, like a lantern in the daylight, can be the cause of either failure or […]

16 Nov

Ten Wonderful Things From the Weekend

1. Taking the train to Seattle and enjoying the beautiful view from the window. I saw about a million different bird species flying, gliding, or bobbing in the water as we went past. 2. A relaxing Friday afternoon spent in the Turkish Baths at the Banya 5 Spa in Seattle. 3. A long long afternoon […]

04 Nov

Vancouver Art: The Sultry World and The Red Thread

I have two shows for you featuring the colour red. One is past and the other is upcoming. Centre A Gallery was hosting Norico Sunayama’s live installation of A Sultry World for only two days last week, so I made sure I got myself down there to see it. The idea is relatively simple, a […]

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