This week I had brunch with a Canadian friend who told me about her trip back home. Driving through Tofino, in B.C, she said that she was struck by awe at the sight of the huge 250+ foot cedar trees towering over her along the roadside. She said it made her feel tiny and in wonder at such beauty. It got me questioning what it is about nature and the sublime that we seek so much in our lives…
I watched Real Time with Bill Maher last night and his guest, Zambian born, Ms Dambisa Moyo, an Economist and an incredibly erudite lady made a very interesting point about aid to Africa that I hadn’t really considered. She says it is time to turn off the taps of foreign aid for Africa…
An excerpt from Charles Bukowski’s novel ‘Factotum’ says it all -
“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery – isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you’ll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. It’s the only good fight there is.”
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