Tag Archives: daredevil

Uncertainty: Just like rock-climbing

A friend sent me something about dyno today – a movement in rock climbing where the climber must let go of everything, leaping through mid-air in order to surpass an otherwise insurmountable obstacle. Since I am not a rock-climber I … Continue reading

The Summer Of My Discontent




It’s been a long and seemingly lazy summer.  And to playfully remember Steinbeck’s The Winter of Our Discontent, this has been a summer where for about two weeks I was desolate in the absence of wi-fi. Let me confess: I am … Continue reading

We Are All Olympians




With all eyes on the London Olympics – practically two thirds of the planet are watching – we have never been more connected in our cultural disconnect. In a manner of speaking, we are all Olympians – OK, couch Olympians, … Continue reading

Jumpology And Inner Children




Jumpology? (No, it is not an apology given while jumping!) Philippe Halsman, one of the most innovative photographers of the 20th century, having shot Albert Einstein’s portrait on the cover of TIME came up with the concept. “When you ask … Continue reading

Tales From the Emergency Exit




“I’m mad and I am not gonna take it anymore?…” Steven Slater’s 15 minutes of fame shenanigans made major headlines and awarded him cult figure status overnight just because he threw a fit. What? You don’t know who Steven Slater is? … Continue reading

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