The Curse of Genius

The Curse of Genius

For some reason, I think that to be truly gifted at something in this world you also have to be truly cursed. Perhaps there is some sort of pact made between you and some spectral judge before birth in which you agree to be truly gifted, but only have that gift for so long; die … Continue reading

Film : The Fall (2006)

Film : The Fall (2006)

Directed by Tarsem Singh, The Fall tells the story of a heartbroken actor who after being admitted to hospital befriends a curious little girl.  The heartbroken actor Roy Walker, tells the little girl the fantastic story of 5 heroes adventuring to defeat Govener Odious. In each instalment of his story Roy asks the curious girl … Continue reading

Art: The Tall Painting

Art: The Tall Painting

Yes!! Just Yes…. I think this is a wonderfully creative way to paint, the simplicity yet complex patterns created in this are amazing. here will be a lot of ‘I could do that myself-ers’ that will say this is simple, yet you have to have the idea first, and the vision make this work of … Continue reading

Soul Toucher : Daily Mail by Radiohead

Soul Toucher : Daily Mail by Radiohead

Music, is such an amazing source of creativity, by definition itself deriving itself from the word ‘muse” to inspire is a bit of a giveaway. I love the way music makes you feel, regardless of what is being said, I listen more to the sound, the build up; the peaks and troughs; the journey a … Continue reading

The Restaurant Pickle

The Restaurant Pickle

Service Service Service The most paramount of words in the Restaurant industry, that coupled with Gastronomic excellence and a setting inspired to comfort guests, add to the equation of a successful restaurant, and as my brother and I have been working with restaurants since our early adolescence, we have developed a particular critical eye and … Continue reading

The Fishermen of Zhejiang Province, south-east China

The Fishermen of Zhejiang Province, south-east China

Harmony….not really a word that is used today is it? Either we are using every possible resource, forcing our way over nature with our constant greedy industriousness and outright disregard; demininshed resources, and destruction of wildlife ecosystems purely because we are all consuming organisms. We are a selfish ignorant race aren’t we? Well that would … Continue reading

More Skeptic than Believer

More Skeptic than Believer

I don’t know if it is because I am older and wiser, or perhaps I am just unwilling to invest trust in something that isn’t totally explainable, but recently the balance has tilted more towards skepticism than a mulder-like ‘I want to Believe’ outlook. A prime example would be the Most Haunted series on Living. … Continue reading

Pre Destination

Pre Destination

I came across this topic a few years ago and to this day it still perplexes me. Now before we start I must state that my views on religon, science and the workings of this world are quite varied and open as well, the more I consider divinity the more I find myself knee deep … Continue reading