“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle There is a joy, a rapture, that I find in projects that are creative and for people I like. I got
“Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.” – D.H. Lawrence So it is. I’ve been blessed by a few soft landings from said leaps recently. Either way, it’s important to remember that we must,
I first spoke with Sarah over the phone about wanting to do some family portraits with her grown-up kids. It was about two weeks before Xmas and Sarah explained that her daughter was due to fly out to Florida, USA for a
“Switch Off.” My apologies for a late dispatch this morning. But here’s the reason, and subsequent inspiration for today’s IQ: Background: I deleted the Facebook app from my iPhone (again) around the middle of last week, and I think it
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Today’s IQ goes out to my dear, distant Misfit friends, who helped me out of a pickle yesterday. It is also something for me to reflect upon.
“Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.” – Ralph Marston Happy New Year! What a year 2013 has been! I have SOOO much to be grateful for, and so many lessons to learn and re-learn.
“Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.” – Ray Bradbury Hello my dear friend. I’ve been a little quiet lately, because I’m working on some BIG projects. Stay tuned. More info next week.
“I mean, I’m happy to create an evil army to destroy the world, but nobody messes with my family.” – Dr. Nefario Today’s quote comes to you courtesy of the film Despicable Me 2. I watched it last night with my wife.
“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa There’s something to be learned from old married couples: the concept of comfortable love. Comfortable love
“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.”
“Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.” – Edvard Grieg Today’s quote comes from a Norwegian composer, who wrote a famous piece called… “In the Hall of the Something Something. Anyone?
“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” – Roald Dahl Three important points to make today: 1) I’m very sorry I missed yesterday’s IQ. I got home late from a shoot, remembered that I had
“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.” – Chuck Palahniuk Today’s quote was originally going to be purely about relationships, because I’ve been having this sporadic
“Eat healthy. Be healthy. Think healthy.” – Indrani Smith. Yes, I’m related to the person who gave us today’s quote. It is, in fact, my 7-year-old daughter, Indrani. Tonight, just after dinner, Indrani grabbed her journal. “I have something to
“In life’s winter, find your invincible summer.” – Unknown. For some reason, there were gremlins in the machine yesterday, and the IQ didn’t send out properly – even when it appeared for all intents & purposes that it had sent.
Today’s IQ will reach you on the last day of the Australian Financial Year. Exciting times, hey? Especially if you’re an accountant or financial-industry-person. Why am I telling you that? I have no idea. Honestly. Actually, it’s probably because I