Allow me to tell you a few stories about my grandfather. I feel it’s relevant because it’s informed my worldview on a number of levels, and also, he was the absolute shiz. Continue reading A man called called Bob and how he influenced me
I’ve been thinking. For a short while now. Continue reading Pay attention – and become a genius
I have a lot of questions. Questions like:
“Why can man land on the moon, but he can’t figure out a woman?”
“Why can’t the economic work force begin the day at a more reasonable hour… like, an hour after coffee?”
“Will my kids ever learn to tidy up?”
But perhaps the most pertinent question I’ve had over the last few years has been: “How do you slay a dragon?”Continue reading How To Slay A Dragon
Following on the idea in the previous post about old folks and the way they laugh, I’ve been considering the findings of an Australian nurse who documented death-bed confessions of patients. The questions are:
- What do people resort to thinking and feeling on their death beds?
- And what do we learn from them?
What do you need to be free from?
That’s a pretty big question, when you ask someone just like that. I’ve posted a podcast about it, and the answers from friends ranged from “fear” to “expectations of others” and the like… we all get pretty philosophical around the answers to this question. Continue reading Do this – you’ll live happier
I got back from the studio the other day and someone asked me how it went. I said it’s a bit like standing naked in front of a crowd of people. Continue reading Songwriting and the perilous feeling that comes with it
You’ve probably heard it often, that you can be anything you want to be in this life. Of course, some things take a bit more than just wishing or acting.
Here’s the thing: I have no aspiration to become a bodybuilder. Not that I Continue reading Do you know where you’re going to?
Is your life too busy?
When describing their daily life, I often hear people use the word Continue reading How to slow down
I’ve been listening to the radio recently. (Does anyone else even do that anymore?) I’m horrified. Not at the music – personally I think there’s brilliant music out there. My shock has been over the lyrical content. Continue reading Stuff we need to listen to