Sufyan bin Uzayr


Read this first


Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. – Helen Keller

Continue reading →

On Inspiration

Human beings are a creative lot. You got musicians, artists, writers, photographers and what not – if inspiration is what you are after, you won’t have to look far.

I feel way too inspired at times. So much, that I cannot get myself to concentrate on one particular thing. I cannot complete a movie without getting an odd idea for a web project mid-way through the flick. I cannot read a book without having the urge to jot down the concept for a pending article that just came to my mind.

Inspiration can be unsettling.

How does one cope with it?

Truth is, you don’t. You just don’t. Because the minute you attempt to handle your inspiration, it vanishes. The moment I attempt to seek an outlet for my ideas, I realize I have run short of ideas – it is like carrying an umbrella under a clear sky.

I am still trying to figure out how to channel my inspiration. My rather simple (and...

Continue reading →