Skip to main content



Mindcamp bound

One week from today, Heather and I will be travelling east to Toronto on the first leg of our journey to Mindcamp, Canada's creativity retreat.  This has been an annual pilgrimage for me; I think this is the 6th year in a row that I have made this trip. I actually had to use my fingers to try to figure out how many times I have gone.

I discovered Mindcamp thanks to a single tweet by my friend Tim Hurson.  "Are you coming to Mindcamp?" he tweeted back in 2011.  Innocent enough, but the impact that single tweet had on the course of my life cannot be overstated.

Mindcamp, and the people that are its soul, arrived at the perfect time.  I was beginning to have misgivings about the course of my professional life and I needed an injection of ideas and tools to figure out my next steps.  Mindcamp offered all of that and more.

So, what is Mindcamp?  Great question.  It is an annual gathering of people from literally around the globe who converge on YMCA Geneva Park in Ontario (n…

Latest Posts

Silly season cometh

Remembering Natalie Giles

The blurring of time

What are my Whys?

One space or two

My moment in a movie

Inspiration surrounds me

Going back is really about going forward

People, dogs and a hedgehog

Revisiting Kurt Cobain