That cusp between night and day, the one we have come to know as “dawn”, is a magical time that offers comfort, clarity and promise. It is a time to be savoured and revered, if our senses are awakened enough to recognise it.
A past conversation I had with a fairly senior person – both in terms of age and supposed work experience – set me thinking about a certain burden many companies are saddled with; that of deadwood in their ranks. He gloated, “It’s crazy how much they pay me for doing nothing!” He was absolutely right; he did do nothing. Because he just didn’t know how.
When faced with an icy reception, art and culture never fail to soothe. This is a quick review of the Spotlight Singapore trip to Bratislava and Prague from 23 to 29 September 2012 (Featured image by Shawn Lourdusamy)