The Gate to Hell

Special thanks to Cultural Offering for flagging this. Archaeologists have rediscovered the lost Gate to Hell in Turkey. (image from Francesco D’Andria, via Discovery News) Sounds ripe for a horror movie. It also reminds me of the more overtly dramatic Door to Hell in Turkmenistan. That would be more of an action movie. One would […]

Thought, Speech and Writing

This from Walter Benjamin via brainpickings.com and View from the Ledge: “Speech conquers thought, but writing commands it.” (From Benjaimn’s “Writer’s Technique in Thirteen Theses”, 1928) Technorati Tags: Writing,Walter Benjamin,Lazarus Dodge,View from the Ledge

More rules for Riting (and more)

(aside from spelling and the considered selection of words). Steven Pressfield suggests you put your ass where your heart wants to be. Matthew Stibbe gives you top tips for productivity. As if you needed a still greater push in the right direction, Michael Wade offers sage words: “Postponing work until you feel like it is […]

Where your heart wants to be – Steven Pressfield

More sound advice on writing.  Steven Pressfield: “If you wanna get strong, go to the gym. … Put your ass where your heart wants to be.” Technorati Tags: Writing,Steven Pressfield

Ten Tips for Writers – Bad Language

Ten great productivity tips from Bad Language’s Matthew Stibbe. Sound advice. Technorati Tags: Matthew Stibbe,Bad Language

Beautiful Curves, Amazing Light

… and more.  I’ve just discovered the amazing Contemporist blog (“architecture, design, art, travel”) from which I’ve borrowed these images… Worth a visit. Technorati Tags: Contemporist.com,architecture

Everybody needs …

… a secret passage. A very cool video about the work of Creative Home Engineering. Technorati Tags: Creative Home Engineering,hiddenpassageway.com

Everybody needs …

… a secret passage. A very cool video about the work of Creative Home Engineering. Technorati Tags: Creative Home Engineering,hiddenpassageway.com

Living the Good Life

Kurt Harden at CulturalOffering.com points us to The Ten Golden Rules on Living the Good Life. Balance and perspective: Examine life, engage life with vengeance; always search for new pleasures and new destines to reach with your mind. Worry only about the things that are in your control, the things that can be influenced and […]

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