Posts Tagged: 'thoughts'

The Meaning of Being From Three Great Philosophers

“To do is to be” – Nietzsche “To be is to do” – Kant “Do be do be do” – Sinatra

Welcome to Cornwall

Obviously Photoshopped but also so very true. Cornwall is one of my favourite places and to me the almost complete lack of phone and data coverage is a feature not an issue.

Only People Were Ever Meaningful

I’m reading You Are Not A Gadget by Jaron Lanier, this passage really resonated with me.

Dilbert Nails It Again

The Pencil

The Human Selfie Stick

I love this video from InstagramHusband.com; whilst it looks at the loneliness of the Instagram Husband, I’ve seen as many of these Instagram clichés from men as women. I particularly like the scene that shows the single most annoying Instagram cliché: the shot of lifestyle accessories on wooden background shot from directly above ideally including small batch artisanal coffee. Continue Reading

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

Apple Live Photos – Inspired by Blade Runner

The recently released iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have a new feature called Live Photos which captures a moment of motion before and after your still photograph. A still photo captures an instant frozen in time. With Live Photos, you can turn those instants into unforgettable living memories. At the heart of a Live Photo is Continue Reading

Brian Eno – John Peel Lecture

“Children learn through play. Adults learn through art.” I’ve just watched the 2015 John Peel Lecture given this year by Brian Eno, and it was the most thought provoking hour of television I can remember seeing in along time. A fascinating discussion of art, culture and humanity – Eno is clearly a deep thinker as Continue Reading