Balance, it seems, is somewhat of an illusive character. Not in terms of being able to stand up straight or be like Philippe Petit (photo below). No, life balance, work and play, are in a constant act of balancing with work playing the role of the ten ton weight. The age old saying, " All work … Continue reading The Work to Play Equilibrium
This weekend I travelled back up to Durham for Lumiere Festival (festival of lights for those not in the know). Those who have been an avid reader of this blog will know that I went to Durham University and graduated a year and a half ago. With a few remaining friends still lingering on in … Continue reading The lights are on but nobody’s home
The first time I walked through the stunningly beautiful Cloisters of Durham Cathedral I was being anything but studious, despite my surroundings. I wasn't contemplating the meaning of life, debating Locke's Political Theory with my fellow students or even reading Alexander Wells' thriller on Structural Inorganic Chemistry. I was in a gown, waving a stick … Continue reading Harry Potter and The Never-Ending Corridor
I took this photo while I was in Durham last weekend, on the walk up the incredibly snowy roads to the train station I was gifted with this brilliant photo of the Cathedral.
Graffiti is art to some and repulsive to many. It divides people, cities and societies, with its often political and cultural anarchism. An army of thousands, graffiti artists constantly re-design the urban landscape. For me graffiti is an art form for the modern world, with masters like Banksy and Invader whose works have both brilliance … Continue reading Graffiti: the good, the bad and the ugly