Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away

The title of this post is a translated quote from the book, Wind, Sand and Stars. The book is a memoir by the French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist and pioneering aviator, Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry Here is the text in full. Have you looked at a modern airplane? Have you followed from year to year the … Continue reading “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away”

A Short, but Not Necessarily Sweet Introduction

As the ancient proverb goes… “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. The takeaway from Laozi’s famous proverb is of course that everything, no matter how long or difficult has a starting point. And, I guess that getting started is the single most important step you can take at the beginning of … Continue reading “A Short, but Not Necessarily Sweet Introduction”