• Creativity and Flow

    Creativity and Flow

    I came to Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, thinking that I already knew what it was. A fairly dense, though canonical and oft-cited academic work on the psychology of the “flow state”: that rare, almost reverent state of creativity in which the practitioner is totally immersed in what they’re doing. In this “flow state,” as I […]

  • Sutro Baths

    Sutro Baths

    In Land’s End, the coastal area on the western fringe of San Francisco, sits the ruins of the Sutro Baths. Over a century ago, this was the world’s largest swimming pool complex, but over time it fell into disrepair, and then in 1966 was destroyed by fire.

  • The Transfer of Power…

    The Transfer of Power…

    … according to an 8-year-old.

  • Cliffs of Moher

    Cliffs of Moher

    On the west coast of Ireland sit the famous Cliffs of Moher, otherwise known as the Cliffs of Insanity from the movie The Princess Bride. On this day, we were lucky enough to be there for a spectacular sunset, when the place was devoid of the usual throngs of tourists.

  • Luna Park, Sydney

    Luna Park, Sydney

    In the shadow of Sydney Harbour Bridge sits an old and somewhat run-down amusement park: Luna Park Sydney. Made famous by its giant clown-faced entrance, the park is a fantastic place to take colourful photos.