Posts Tagged: 'life'

About Time

“I just try to live every day, as though I’ve deliberately come back to this day to enjoy it, as though it was the last full final day of my extraordinary ordinary life”

Notes – a Life Story, a Love Story

Wonderfully analogue – surprisingly moving. Via — The Cramped

Muji Hut – The Essence of Muji in a Building

Muji are currently showing a fabulous new range of minimalist “huts” at a pop-up show in Tokyo. To my eye the medium sized, Scandinavian feeling hut designed by regular Muji designer Naoto Fukasawa would make the perfect garden office. Imagine sitting there on a crisp cold day with the wood burning stove crackling away, a glass of Talisker in hand Continue Reading

Born Again Cyclist

This is me on my first bicycle, a fourth birthday present and probably the last time I’ll get away with wearing a yellow jersey, not to mention those rather fabulous trousers. I remember a number of other bikes from my childhood: a second hand bike that my Grandfather restored and hand painted blue and white, Continue Reading

One Month Off

I usually take a break from Twitter over Christmas, but after reading this fascinating article, and watching Simon’s Creative Morning talk I’ve decided to take a month off; a month away from social media. In just a day away from Tweeting, Instagramming and Checking In I’ve felt what I can only describe as ‘calmer’. Why Continue Reading

Opting Out Of Speed

My friend Simon Collison recently spoke at Creative Mornings in New York. I strongly urge you to watch this quite brilliant talk, and to think about “opting out of speed”.

Steve Jobs

I was up rather late last night, and thought I’d check Twitter on my iPad one last time before heading to bed. I did so just as the news of Steve Jobs passing away hit Twitter; somehow it felt fitting to be watching people express their sadness and thanks on one of the amazing devices Continue Reading

Gaining The World

What good is it for man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?

Guilty Pleasures

Inspired by my old friend Simon, and my new friend Cole I thought I’d share my musical guilty pleasures with you. Like Simon and Cole I have exquisitely perfect taste in music – I mean truly excellent taste. And like my friends I have those tracks lurking in my iTunes Library that I enjoy, and Continue Reading