I recently learned of the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. It essentially means an acceptance of imperfection, incompleteness or impermanence in regards to beauty. You may find pottery or furniture made to deliberately be imperfect. The West and their influence has been to celebrate perfection. We see this in everything from design to fashion. We now… Continue reading Wabi-Sabi The Antithesis Of OCD
Pride, everyone’s felt it. It’s one of the seven deadly sins and many say the worst however I’ve noticed it in myself and others in a way that I never noticed before: Many people are proud of their other character flaws, they will boast of how angry they were or how they’ll get revenge on… Continue reading Pride
The problem with experts is that to be classed as one, others must agree with you. They’re then told they’re experts and anyone who challenges them is laughed at or discredited. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.
Should you ever enter the rabbit hole of EDC (Every Day Carry) YouTube videos you may notice how many gadgets and gizmos have bottle openers. For some reason designers feel the need to keep adding them while I can’t remember the last time I ever used one. This made me think, how many things do… Continue reading Just Because
People who’ve suffered the most often blame themselves while those who cause suffering find ways to blame others. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.
After self-publishing my first novel, Salt, my research is finished and it’s time to begin the second in the series. Initially there was no plan to write a second but a suggestion by my proof reader/ mother in law soon developed into an idea for a follow on and maybe more. If you like my… Continue reading My Second Novel
In life there comes a time when you have to choose whether you’ll be the kindling or the spark. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.