You do not need…

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You do not need to do anything, just remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, just wait. Do not even wait, just be quiet, still and solitary, and the universe will expose itself to you. It has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet. -Franz Kafka

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Inspiration

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I wish that every human life might be pure, transparent freedom. ~ Simone de Beauvoir

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For one day, we are going to die.

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It’s something I hear often, and something I don’t remember often enough – the irony of human life is that we go about our daily life as though we are going to live forever. So anything we want to do, is something that can be done later – my life is full of the daily […]

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On the Claude Makalele Conundrum

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One of the greatest footballers ever. He won’t be remembered, and he won’t make many lists. And not many outside the game will know him – the way they know Messi, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo or Rooney. And arguably he made a bigger difference to the teams he played on, if not as big a difference as […]

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You do not need…


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You do not need to do anything, just remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, just wait. Do not even wait, just be quiet, still and solitary, and the universe will expose itself to you. It has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet. -Franz Kafka

February 28, 2014

For one day, we are going to die.


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It’s something I hear often, and something I don’t remember often enough – the irony of human life is that we go about our daily life as though we are going to live forever. So anything we want to do, is something that can be done later – my life is full of the daily […]

July 23, 2013

The Alpha and the Omega


Deep Thought, Fiction, Life, Narcissism

He sat in the darkness, stretched out over the chair – one leg across the arm rest and his back across the other. All the years of work had finally paid off – he had pierced the centre of the universe and discovered all it’s secrets. He knew everything, he was all seeing, all knowing […]

April 26, 2012

Hello Poppet!


Deep Thought, Dreams, Flight Plan, Life, love

Think of this wide expanse we call life. Suppose reality was like a sheet and you and I are ‘shapes’ popping up in this sheet. We are like sock puppets –  Shakespeare could’ve been a little more specific – All the world is a stage, and we are merely sock puppets.

September 21, 2011

On the Claude Makalele Conundrum


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One of the greatest footballers ever. He won’t be remembered, and he won’t make many lists. And not many outside the game will know him – the way they know Messi, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo or Rooney. And arguably he made a bigger difference to the teams he played on, if not as big a difference as […]

July 15, 2011

Rumi


Poems

“A Thirsty Fish I don’t get tired of you. Don’t grow weary of being compassionate toward me! All this thirst equipment must surely be tired of me, the waterjar, the water carrier.

July 1, 2011