Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Abstract wanderings....part 2

Apart from a brief student stint as truck driver and waiter before I graduated from university, I have made my living entirely by writing and photography. I had a rather brilliant teacher who was also my boss.  He told me that there were no dull people, only dull writers.

That idea landed on me like a clattering epiphany.  I was already an existentialist of sorts (you are what you do.)  It was down to me to find the meaning of things.  

When I returned from Europe earlier this month, I was complaining about dull subjects when I remembered: There are no dull subjects, only dull photographers.

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