After spending a lot of time thinking about possible subjects for an interview, the only thing I had clearly visualized was that I wanted this person to have a direct connection with the project he or she believed in, a project that also had a meaning for me and that could inspire me, and all […]
Australia’s current economical reality significantly diverges from other far less developed nations; this is not to affirm that Australia does not have its own problems. Stronger economy brings a higher purchasing value of commodities. Some of these commodities however, can be detrimental, both to human beings and society (drugs being one of them). In fact, drug addiction does not derive from economical terms; we can observe similar issues in every other country. Addiction results rather as a social problem; and problems need solutions.
Someone just recently told me, “You are living the dream.” I immediately consented with the statement, yet far from settling as the truth. I could not help but enquire myself: “whose dream was I living?” The past few months certainly have brought otherwise dreamy experiences, but “the dream,” as far as I am concerned, has an absolute distinct meaning. When I was in Los Angeles, working for a giant corporation, which would compensate the labor through salaries, which would then be used to purchase goods and savory meals – that was the dream. Along the way, I have encountered nothing but reality.
Sidney weather brought cold feelings and rainy days; last time I needed winter clothes was in Turkey. Along the way, jackets, pants, and anything that could possibly keep the soul warm were donated. A lighter luggage seemed to counterbalance the cold prospect. Layers over layers: the only possible manner to explore Sydney. From a rather voyeuristic bird’s eye perspective, daily life shines with details.