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Obsessive reading

I wish I’d saved the blog post. I should have saved the blog post. But I didn’t. So this blog post is a bit hazy on the exact details. 410 more words


Because I wonder about dodo birds and samurai

Every once in a while, I toy with the idea of buying an old school typewriter. The kind that uses paper and a ribbon and makes that clackety-clackety-clack sound. 398 more words

Flashback Review: 'The Last Samurai' (2003) From The Editor

“The Last Samurai” is about two warriors whose cultures make them aliens, but whose values make them comrades. The battle scenes are stirring and elegantly mounted, but they are less about who wins than about what can be proven by dying. 821 more words


Do you taint your Ashtanga or martial arts practice by confusing momentum with movement?

Postures, yoga postures and how people get into them continues to fascinate me. Do you find it interesting? Many a practitioner gauge themselves by how many postures they can get into, how far they are, in say the Ashtanga series. 540 more words


The Last Samurai- review

The Last Samurai is an engaging tale of war, love, and inner conflict starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe. The film was directed by Edward Zwick. 435 more words


A Word On Innovation From The World Economic Forum 2015

The movie ‘The Last Samurai’ comes to mind. The armies of the forefathers were far more equipped strategically to deal with matters of war and this certainly did not rest on the battalion numbers and equipment. 1.203 more words


Ken Watanabe.

Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Ken Watanabe. Not in a sexy way, you understand. Don’t get me wrong; if middle-aged Japanese actors were my type then Ken would definitely be top of the list. 810 more words