I’ve written before about how some of the most significant experiences of my life to date have come about all of their own accord. At least on reflection that’s how it appears. Sure, I was involved in those experiences, I was there from the start, if there was in fact a start. But there were many apparent micro events that conspired to make those experiences come about and I had no direct hand in them. I can see this now as a common thread in everything.
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Coming here to please others first, to work for money, to make a living, was not in the plan lads. Yes this is how society has been built but we don’t have to follow those rules. The creative process is automatic, it’s there waiting, willing and able to give us everything if we can only let it do its thing.
In the current age of hyper-consumerism and world wide throw-away culture, it’s comforting to know that small scale creators of high quality handmade things not only exist, but seem to be growing. People who are following their heart, designing and creating in small rooms and studios down side streets and isolated corners of the mainstream get my total respect and admiration. Enter The Knife Maker Joel Bukiewicz.