Working for free
Conventional wisdom states that you should never work for free, for all the obvious reasons. But some reasons aren’t always obvious to those on the outside.
Back in the saddle
Yesterday I went on my first long cycle in ten years. That seems a crazy thing to write, when cycling used to be one of my favourite things. Why did I abandon it for so long?
Launching my new writing site
Earlier this year I launched an “all of me” website: a confusing mix of business card, portfolio and personal journal. I was immediately unhappy about it and realised I’d made a big mistake.
Website Number 10
Today I’ve launched my new website. Rather than a complete re-design, it’s more of a re-align: bringing together all my digital skills and services under one virtual roof for the first time.
Feeling good about unfinished things
For as long as I can remember, I’ve entertained myself with creative hobbies. I’ve started hundreds of different projects but rarely finished any of them. But perhaps finishing them isn’t the point?
My father passed away in 1989. Twenty seven years of Father’s Days have passed since then and every year I quietly remember the man I never really knew.
Finding Creative Happiness
Being happy in your creative life doesn’t just happen — you have to work hard at it. If it’s no longer working for you, taking a step back and re-assessing might be just the thing to restore your energy and find a new path.