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Grinning and bearing it.

Here’s a bit of a gripe. Having sat through a training session today – one in which I was trained – I wonder how much teaching and training is simply a “grin and bear it style” ? How often are students/trainees put through uncomfortable sessions with little room for feedback and little opportunity of having … Continue reading

The spirit- the totem.

It’s a simple idea, one I came across in a book on Alaska – a Japanese photographer’s book. I had the opportunity of meeting Tomoaki Akasaka last week in Osaka, Japan. It was a lovely meeting. It is a quote from his book Akasaka Tomoaki Photographs in Alaska: 1996 -2006. ‘These are not my words, … Continue reading