Music is the way into a universe of feelings, available to us always and good for all situations – including the loss of souls near and dear to our hearts.
How do you create a pure art place where everything lands? Zen lessons in creativity, purity and process from Rick Rubin and Richard Linklater… plus a little celebration of Clueless.
How do you sustain creativity? How do you keep it fresh? This post is inspired by wise words on creativity from Andre 3000, Rick Rubin and Chris Difford.
Things fall apart. The next generation is organising itself to put them back together again, for the good of one another and for the good of all.
The least you can do can be the most you can do. Here I draw on the example of my beautiful guinea pig friend Praline, and on wise words from Scott Adams, Rick Rubin and Helen Reynolds.
Our values should be a constant through life’s journey. Pinned permanently to the top of the Twitter timeline of my friend David D’Souza are some wise words from US comedian Jon Stewart on values: “If you don’t stick to your values when they are being tested, they aren’t values: they are hobbies” "If you don't […]
Spring is finally thinking of springing. It’s time to share my #SaturdaySix for April 2018 – six things that are inspiring or amusing me right now. A springulent sextet, if you will. What is lightening your own world right now? 1: Of minimalism and maximalism, #sketchulence and Airplane! I love music producer Rick Rubin’s unique […]
You are changing every moment of your life, whether you like it or not. But purposeful change is different. You can choose to change something – or everything – in your life. A wise gentleman once said to me that you always have a choice. You just have to decide whether you can live with […]
What’s the least I can do? The title of this post isn’t intended as a call to down arms and embrace laziness (but if you choose to interpret it as such, I salute you). What I want to look at here is achieving maximum effect from minimum effort. To quote Rick Rubin: “There’s a tremendous […]