#FAIL

Failure is not a dirty word. As the summer holidays dwindle away, I mentally prepare for the journey I am about to take with my students: facilitating their self-discovery, encouraging…

#Sharing about caring

When one thinks of the word share, these days it is often associated with a button on social media which is activated to validate arbitrary content on a page we…

You live, you learn

I find myself quoting Alanis Morissette again so soon after my Isn’t it Ironic blog post. Wise lyricist she was, and she was definitely onto something. I think that clinging…

F.R.I.E.N.D.S

I was a huge fan of the 90s sitcom, but this is more personal. As a musician and a generally free spirit, I’ve grown up living a rather gypsy life.…

Me Time

I love to unwind. Such a large part of my life is jam-packed with activity, chaos, and noise that when I finally have some down time, I find it hard…

“Just Be”

The catalyst These wise words, “just be”, were uttered to me a decade ago from the lips of the most inspiring, influential director I have ever worked with. In January…

It’s okay to double dip

Welcome to the wonderful world of rewards points! Personally, I feel that they are a great lifehack and in my case I don’t actively seek to gain them. As I…

Hey Brother!

This isn’t an entry about Avicii’s 2013 hit single, nor is it an entry about the half brother I discovered I had last year (that’s a blog entry for another…

Activate your noise filter

I am coming to terms with one of my biggest vices: I collect way too much information. As a result of this, I have a lot of noise in my…

Tips to Slay #2017

Photo credit: Bohsky In this season of relaxation and resolutions, optimism is high, and clear strategies are your friend if you want to succeed in attaining your goals. I’m not…

Tabula Rasa #2017

When I’m about to embark on something new, I inevitably want to make it matter. Year after year, I’ve treated the first of January with mixed emotions: joy, sorrow, anxiety,…