β€œWhatcha Doin’ ’24?”

I am writing this as a Uni Student. True story! I have gone back to school and I am working towards a Professional Certificate in Content Design. I am hanging in there even if my sleep has gone to 16hrs asleep and 32hrs awake. Kathryn is out getting birthday cards for...

Rethinking My Pursuit Of Perfection

In a world brimming with choices, I often find myself torn between settling for ‘good enough’ and striving for the best. Barry Schwartz’s concept of “satisficers” and “maximisers” sheds light on this dilemma....

β€œWhat Is Knolling, Tons Of Fun?”

Knolling is a photography trend you need to know about. It’s growing in popularity, especially in commercial photography. Knolling means arranging items in parallel or at 90-degree angles. This creates clean, striking images, perfect for showing off products...

Skateboarding and Golf: The Inner Battle

At first glance, skateboarding and golf appear as divergent as chalk and cheese. Yet, if we venture beneath the surface, an intriguing similarity unfolds: in both pastimes, the true challenge is not with an opponent but with oneself. Beyond the stylistic aesthetics...

Demystifying the Boss Compression Sustainer CS-3

I am sorting stuff out and I am always worried about investing in gear only to feel the pang of buyer’s remorse when I think I’ve bought the wrong piece. One such pedal that has been getting its share of undeserved flak is the Boss Compression Sustainer...

How Karl Marx Can Guide The Struggling Artist

I figure I would write about how a 19th Century Political Theorist is helping me as an artist – I hope to write out some pointers so that you can implement these findings in to your practice. Yes, I am of course on about Karl Marx. Despite his revolutionary...

β€œReality Is Full Of Depth Of Field”

Sebastião Salgado, the photographer is quoted as saying “Reality is full of depth of field.” He describes filling his images with ‘great and intricate detail.’ Well, that is the technical aspect. But the core of it, the marrow of his...

When Radio Is Rebellion

Offering up your hours to the service of community radio might not strike you as an insurgent act. One might consider such a task as merely virtuous, perhaps even selfless. Giving back, making a mark of positivity in the world, these are the usual platitudes. Yet, I...

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