There have been a few milestones this year, with the top three being quite simple. Getting a job in the Northeast of England and moving my whole life. Getting a girlfriend (who I am currently still in a relationship with). Finally, travelling again. I was able to head off to Porto, I was in the … Continue reading 2022 A Review
A Trip to Porto
Hills, Francesinhas and tea It’s been a while since I left the shores of the United Kingdom and with some extra days off, I decided to book an impromptu trip. I called the one and only Sisheng Zhang and asked if he was free? In the end we picked Porto due to the flight cost … Continue reading A Trip to Porto
A terrible toast from earlier today
It is in our successes that we find our appetite for failure. In success, we find what we are willing to lose. Similarly, it is within our friends that we discover our appetite for love. It is within friendship that we see what we want to gain in love.
British Indian musician and composer Nitin Sawhney Shame is a powerful motivator to stop someone from speaking out. Allows the perpetuation of boundaries to exist that a person is a prisoner of themselves. Career success will not end one's discrimination. Only highlights your existence. One must not only succeed, but also challenge the institution that … Continue reading Nitin Sawhney
Celebrated cinematographers, Roger Deakins.The best teams are not the ones who just complement each other, but one where there is trust and knowledge where the weaknesses are.In photography, composition is everything. When selling idea, it's the same.When there are fast changes, the core needs to evolve. Don't just follow technological changes, but ensure that you're … Continue reading Roger Deakins
Texas Republican State Senator Bryan Hughes just hours before the first law suit was filed against a doctor under the new law.Connect messages to emotions. The phrase: "mother's heartbeat" as the earliest memory, apart from being bogus, is extremely effective in creating an idea to latch on to.Want to change the law without political consequences, … Continue reading Bryan Hughes
Carlos Fernando Chamorro
Nicaraguan journalist and former revolutionary Carlos Fernando Chamorro.Daniel Oetega is a prick. Results are important, but processes are vital. Simply, the processes determine the nature of the outcome. Suppressing democratic freedoms vs suppressing freedom of speech/media to have for economic and social freedom. The style of the outcome may be similar but the nature will … Continue reading Carlos Fernando Chamorro
Supermodel Naomi CampbellUsing one's platform to help others, however which platform and where are just as important. Reparations will always be in play until they are paid.One is accountable for one's past, however that does not make one a hostage of said past.
American psychologist James Mitchell 2017 interview, the difference between legal and necessary:When considering torture, the conversation around deontological and consequentialism is maybe the wrong way to think about it. We should also consider duty. One cannot say that torture is a moral good, but that is not always the point that matters. Depending on the … Continue reading James Mitchell
Rudy Giuliani in 2011 ten years after 9/11. I'm the darkest times there are always people willing to help. In politics, timelines are a problem. They create deadlines that are scrutinised against objectives. Doing the objectives as well as possible, is the shrewd thing to do if you care about legacy. Voters, unfortunately, like action. In … Continue reading Rudy Giuliani