Pursuit of a Dream

Pursuit of a dream

As a young child growing up in Australia, I often dreamed of either being a classical pianist or being on stage playing with a band in front of thousands of screaming fans. From about the age of 2 or 3, […]

Outside Lands

Outside Lands outtakes

For the third successive year in a row, I spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday of last week in Golden Gate Park attending Outside Lands — a food, wine and music festival which has been held every year for the last […]

Israeli kidnapped teenagers

The loss of three good souls

Today we mourn the loss of life of three young boys who were on their way home from school, doing nothing more than doing the same thing they had done every day. The pictures of these three boys, Gilad Shaar, […]

Brown vs. Board of Education

A look back at Brown v. Board of Education

In honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, during lunch time in the office yesterday, the attorneys and staff of the law firm were invited to watch a documentary looking back at […]

Happiness

In search of happiness

Yesterday afternoon I was fortunate to be able to see an early screening of a truly wonderful new movie entitled Hector and the Search of Happiness, a movie directed by my friend and client Peter Chelsom. The film is based […]

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Death and Hollywood: Why are we losing so many good people?

At about 11:45am Sunday morning, I was driving in my car to a baby shower, when I heard for the first time about the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Earlier in the day I had scrolled through my newsfeed […]

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