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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Animation to inspire

It is haunting. Utterly arresting and beautiful. It was directed by Heidi Stohr, and animated by her, Daniel Snaddon, Chris Ntuli ansd Sifiso Motaung for City Slang Records in Germany. I came across this music video for ‘Great White Bear’ by the band Dear Reader when Jake came back from visiting his cousins in South […]

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The beauty of Zee.

Her songs are some of the most beautiful I have ever heard. To me Zee Avi‘s music captures the human condition – beauty, complexity, sadness, wry humour. Her lyrics paint the most vivid canvas, her voice a gorgeous mix of silk and gravel…this is one of my favourites. – posted by Ria Mishaal

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Strive to be happy.

I don’t even remember how old I was when my father gave me a copy of Desiderata by Max Ehrmann. It has always been there. The most precious gift. He tells me I was 10. It is what I have always wanted to live by…even though it is so hard sometimes. I have a habit […]

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