Archive for November, 2011

The day Daddy died…

I was sitting in a flat in London Bridge adding subtitles to my documentary. Around 7:30pm, I received a phone call from my Mum saying my dad was really ill and I should see him. She held the phone to his mouth and all I could hear was wheezing. I stood outside my Mum’s door […]

“But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for.”

- Paulo Coelho

Burden of Dreams and the Amazon

“At the present rate, by the year 2010 the whole Amazon basin will be cleared.” – ‘Burden of Dreams’, Les Blank (1982)… It’s still alive because people are fighting for its cause yet still the threats continue

My young cousin’s mindset… Children these days!

SARAH: What do you want to be when you grow up? Aryan, (Age 7): Errr…when I grow up, I want to be a worker and work for somebody so I can have lots of money. SARAH: What kind of work? ARYAN: Erm, like mowing the lawn, scrubbing windows, anything! SARAH: Why? ARYAN: So I can […]