The Lense

Clarifying the chaos of life through writing, and rambling.

Sep 30, 2018

The Interface

There is a frustration that boils in my blood. That frustration is paper. Not that paper itself is frustrating… but that every technology out there fails horribly in comparison to...

Sep 26, 2018

Weekend Development Fun

I’ve just spent the better part of this weekend having fun with a new app called “Automate” for Android. If you’ve ever had the experience of linking apps through IFTTT...

Jul 28, 2018

On Bringing Others Into Your Reality

I was walking down a well trodden path, natures grasses and plants flowing in the wind… a keilidoscopic treasure trove of vivid purples, deep blue hues and a wonderful feeling...

Jul 27, 2018

Crashes In Life

It all started with a conversation with a friendly taxi driver. I’d seen him before in a compact, luxury car and noticed this was quite a bit larger. He’d not...

Jul 3, 2018

On Failure & Success

Today, I’ve opened my eyes to a new way of seeing, that reminds me of the youthful exploration and sense of fun I once enjoyed. Damn it sucks to be...

Jun 15, 2018

Money Is Not A Motivator

Is profit your motivator?.. or might there be something more fundamental? I’ve experienced a confluence of conversations, written ideas and experience over the last few days that’s led me to...

Jun 10, 2018

Emotional Needs Audit

Just like plants, we need nourishment and the right environment. For humans, that means food, water and more… but there are also emotional needs we have. When these are not...

Jun 4, 2018

The Power of a Curious Confidence

Many years ago, I was a self-improvement junkie. I felt I had to be everything I could possibly be, or nothing. I measured myself against a standard no man could...

May 28, 2018

Whats In A Word?

The power of a good speech can rouse me, but an oustanding speech astounds me. I’ve never been someone who listens deeply to language, but that changed not too long...

May 19, 2018

Effortless Form

When you can forget about structure, form can take on a completely different meaning. As I’m writing this, I have a curious question in my mind. Am I writing… An...

Nov 18, 2017

Removing Boulders

Ever wandered what great feels like? An exercise in making an advert for wellness. About Me I believe that every person starts life a fundamentally well and decent human being....

Oct 20, 2017

Target Focus

I had an epiphany today. A moment of truth. A kernel from deep down inside. I am to become a Hypnotherapist. It is unusual for me to be so comfortable...

Aug 24, 2017

On The Quality of Questions

…and asking better questions Extracted from a conversation with a friend on Thursday 24 August 2017 and later edited. Context I find it’s very much a case of checking the...

May 1, 2017

Ethos

What I Stand For: A Moral Code of Action Wisdom I am wrong, and I am wrong often. I accept I have no monopoly on wisdom, but strive to see...

Feb 18, 2017

Testimonial for Gingko

At first I thought $4.99/month seemed too expensive for a notepad app. What I found though, completely transformed the way I write, and the way I look at writing. Previously...

Feb 17, 2017

A Thank You Letter For The Hospital

Dear DTC Team, I’m writing to you today to say thanks. I wish I could recall the names of every person who helped me, but I’m terrible with names &...

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