Lighting old sparks

Sometimes you become detached from ideas, passions and interests with which you were once enthralled, obsessed and consumed by. It could be that you find new ideas that are much more accurate and expansive, and they rightly foist out your ill-guided assumptions and notions. Or it could be that your interests shift — what was once… Read More

Hunting for the joy that once was

When was the last time you felt a moment of total elation? Feet off the ground, body weightless elation. Free of self-consciousness, free of worry, free of the impending burden of tomorrow. Has it been awhile? A recent computer clean-out brought me to a trip down memory lane. Suddenly, I was knee deep in photos,… Read More

Thought bubbles: A good story

A good story can make you cry. Not just cry, but cry on the tram, on your daily commute. It may start as a subtle build-up, one you feel coming and you’re okay with, ready for even. Or it may come on quickly, perking you up like a static shock. One moment, you are surrounded by other people… Read More

Words for living, words for the lost

Why is it that at that exact moment when you are feeling particularly directionless and aimless in your life, everything you read, see and hear are stories about other people taking the plunge, feeling inspired, driven to accomplish a goal they set their laser-focused sights on? Do we just not have enough media out there that documents… Read More