A sense of physical loss

We’ve all lost someone we care about. It’s devastating. You feel as if there’s a big hole somewhere inside you. Today came the frankly-unbelieveable news that David Bowie has died from cancer. In the hours that followed, I went through emotions that I’ve felt before. I sat staring at my computer screen, unable to do anything of any merit. I […]

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Why talent isn’t enough

This week I read Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell and also watched 20 Feet From Stardom, which in their own way both tell the same story. That story is that, no matter how talented you are, there are so many other factors that will determine whether the level of your success. 20 Feet From Stardom is a wonderful documentary about backing […]

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