living life and sharing my journey

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I know then I forget

I know then I forget

I’d like to banish this myth that we find our thing, our passion, our path, our purpose and then hallelujah life is easy. There are blissful days of lollipops and rainbows but there are also days of pure fogginess. I know, then I forget and then I remember again.

The opposite of venture capitalism

The opposite of venture capitalism

Whatever the opposite of a venture capitalist is, I want to be that.
Yesterday through a random conversation the idea of being a venture humanist was put to me, and that sparked a real interest, but the words aren’t quite right….

Finding the words

Finding the words

As I get ready to return to London after 9 months of traveling and adventures I am trying to find the right words to call the next phase. I lot of people would say I am returning to “real life” after nine months of “holiday” […]

A place to belong

A place to belong

Jocks. Cheerleaders. Geeks. Thespians. Outsiders. Skaters. Hipsters. Emos. Every American high-school TV show and movie highlights the cliques that form in adolescence. The groups that seem to form naturally as we grow and get a sense of our identity and work out who we most […]

Calling bullshit

Calling bullshit

I’m a fairly confident skier. I’m definitely no expert but I can get down any run in a resort (although with style is another thing entirely!). On a clear blue sky day with clear visibility and lovely groomed runs I’m pretty darn fast. That is […]