a pause

I started The Bacana Plan 14 years ago this month. I couldn’t be prouder of my team and the company we’ve built, and I remain ever grateful to the wonderful…

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perusing a path

As I scroll through my library of photos, looking for inspiration for these notions, every time I come across a photo of a pathway or a trail, it always spurs…

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evolution of words

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”– a paraphrase of Leon…

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strike of lightning

Through the haze of rain, a single strike of lightning pointing to the Sydney skyline. It’s like the setting of some dramatic detective novel. A lightning strike can occur on…

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contents of a silhouette

If you have ever visited Uluru in the center of Australia, you will recall that there are amazing & intricate natural patterns on the rock surfaces. Patterns that visitors are…

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and we breathe

“The future is your next breath.”– Alexis De Veaux Following a year where awareness of what it means to take a breath has grown exponentially, and a year in which…

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forging a path forward

I took this photo in 2005, and something about the trails, bored into the wood by whatever creature made them, reminded me of my own forging a path. My path…

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nothing to prove

One reason I like the big cats so much is that they seem to have so many moments when they just exist in their own power with nothing to prove.…

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