For the love of desire paths

I’ve always liked desire paths. Even before I knew what they were called. At art collage I remember watching people take multiple routes across a square area of grass, but never around it. I liked the people watching element. And the way the paths effectively let you people watch after the fact. The documentary element.… Continue reading For the love of desire paths

Have you read? Have you heard? Have you seen? Have you been?

Based on these ‘1001 MUST’ type books and some quick calculations: assuming 74 minute long albums, 2 hour long films, 2 days per book and 7 days per place, it would take around 25 solid years to do all that we MUST do. Factor in sleep and other necessities, and you’re looking at around 50… Continue reading Have you read? Have you heard? Have you seen? Have you been?

Look→Left?

I’m often confused in situations like this: I glance ahead, and see ← LOOK LEFT, but I can also interpret ← LOOK RIGHT. This is because the words LOOK RIGHT are just as easy to read upside down. And despite the consistent left ← pointing arrow, the presence of the words LEFT and RIGHT add… Continue reading Look→Left?

If you want me to attend, then I want to know what, when, where

It’s that easy in my opinion. The most important information you need for an event is the what, when, where. All else is metadata. The theory of what, when, where If I’m being invited to an event, the most important thing, no matter anything else, is to know what the event is. Is this an… Continue reading If you want me to attend, then I want to know what, when, where

How to fail

I’ve been writing a post all evening, with determination to finish before 12. But I didn’t make it. Still, it’s a draft, not totally wasted. Stings a bit though. I’m digging deep into memories of all the stories and lessons I’ve heard about embracing failure, and how it can make us stronger, but they’re pretty… Continue reading How to fail