– Marion Seignan, the woman with a way of saying it like it is.
He was one of the founders of First Thursdays – the one responsible for those epic maps we should all have attached to our fridges.
As he spoke, you could tell that he was more than in love with what he was doing. I felt that warm thrill of inspiration fly up my spine.
Granted, it’s easier to say when the concept you started has completely taken off and you have a bit of perspective. But, nonetheless, it was good to know that they were also once confronted with that, “what am I even doing with my life?” feeling.
It was a surprisingly good, morbid reminder of reality and, in fact, the only way to end the heated argument.
He spoke slowly, methodically, as if his words were part of the straining process. I was sitting in a tea-tasting class in O’ways Teacafe (go there). As he spoke, I felt a lump in my throat – the kind of lump that comes with conviction. I had been living life too fast. After recently getting back from a month-long adventure overseas, I somehow hadn’t found the time to reflect, look through photos or even remember why I went in the first place. Life has a way of carrying on like that. Continue reading →
The words caught my attention as I walked into the Ogilvy London office. It couldn’t be more appropriate as I’d taken a month off work to do exactly that.
I turned my head to see Fifi (the dog) galloping down the stairs of Rhodes Mem. Her owners close behind. Across the cobble-stones, right past the Instagrammers, UP into the air. Fifi flew!
Upon landing (on the other side of the 4 metre drop), she looked up, tongue out and tail wagging. Dogs rock.
The car guard was clearly impressed with my reverse-hill-start-parallel-park-first-time-attempt-success…
So was I.
– she ran past at such a pace that one would think she was responsible for making time fly herself.
– the family sang loudly as they rowed their way across the lake, clearly reminiscing over the childhood nursery rhyme.