This is a postcard from Walter Wanger productions to my dads older brother (whom my dad named me after).
I found a lot of memorabilia in a box in my flat that I had taken from my grandfathers house when I was young. I find this period fascinating in India as it was before the partition, and also toward the end of the British rule in the subcontinent. My own family managed to prosper during that period, and were high ranking officers in the Kings army. They were also highly educated and emigrated to England in 1947, which is much earlier then the majority of immigrants from the sub continent.
I have a lot more letters, books and items that I want to digitise and and archive and will be contacting Museums and such. I find it fascinating to see a different perspective of “British India” and may use it as a subject matter for my planned first book.
Photographer’s reflection in a cut-out silhouette in a window.
Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic
I love this photo. I like the juxtaposition of the photographer and the window display. You can appreciate his photo and the window display both at the same time.
I’ve failed so many times at so many things, it used to feel disconcerting. However over the past couple of years I’ve grown to look at it differently, as something that’s been building me up in different aspects of my life.
I’ve tried to embrace the failures and learn something positive from them, to be taken with me on the next step of my journey. I’m not in a race against anyone else, and I hope my best experiences and work still lie ahead of me.
I think Milton Glaser sums it all up quite eloquently in this short video “On the fear of failure”.
I love this video. Great soundtrack and some great effort in the animation.
My track of the moment.
Source: SoundCloud / Compuphonic