In a movie the foundation of a story is the script but what gives the story it’s tone and colour is just as much as the director as anything else. In a novel the tone comes through the narrator or the point of view (POV). It is there we are given context and where the …Continue reading "Dynamic Narratives and Serialized Storytelling"
From the day we come into the world to our very last we are inundated with stories, those that find their genesis in millenium past, those told in books, on the news and around a camp fire. Stories frame how we see the world, they reflect the beginning, middle and end that is life and …Continue reading "The Intimate Opponent"
Shall I seek what is normal Do I become what is expected Am I more than my CV Can I break my limits to seek the other side Visualize in all the details you can imagine every aspect of the dream you will make real Presence in this moment is the path Trust in what …Continue reading "Words on Work"
This is just me writing about the world I have created, what it means and why I am doing it. I’ve been stuck in limbo for way too long and I hope by writing this type of thing I can clear the fog and find a way forward, even if it takes me awhile to …Continue reading "The Story I am trying to Write and Why"
How do I find a job when I’ve been out of one for years? It’s probably one of the most pressing questions that I face as I look to go back to Canada at some point in the future. Who in their right mind would hire someone whose been largely out of the work force …Continue reading "Dazed, not confused but keeping my head above water"
There was a moment 4 years ago when I realized that the expected was out and the unknown was in. I have been living as a wanderer for years with no idea where I am going but knowing even if it is hard to believe that I can. Now I’m getting closer to have to …Continue reading "Picking up where I left off and moving forward"
I was in India for 2 months and was looking at the price of medication and found that insulin was dirt cheap in comparison to what I had paid for it in Canada. I was wondering how much it would cost to get a yellow fever vaccination because it was one of the most expensive …Continue reading "Getting your Yellow Fever Vaccination in Mumbai"
I’ve come to realize that I am a really bad tourist because I try not to spend a lot and stretch my dollar to it’s absolute limit. I don’t do tours or stay in super nice places and don’t buy much of anything if it isn’t transporation, food or a roof over my head. I …Continue reading "A Bad Tourist, economic aka cheap traveler"
There are those moments when you realize that’s it’s time to shed the you you hate to become the one you can love. The lack of belief is an epidemic, do we settle or do we reach as high as we can. When you are still innocent you are taught to reach high, that dreams …Continue reading "Be the fanatic of your own life"
I have been in Thailand off and on for years and always wanted to experience what Loi Krathong or the Yi Peng festival was like. It’s one of the first photos you see when you do even the most superficial research about Thailand. The volume and scale of the lanterns that float in rivers or …Continue reading "Floating Fires rise up and flow during Loi Krathong (or Yi Peng) in Chiang Mai"