Explorer of the world

Sometimes, in the midst of our busyness and the endless rush of life, we lose sight of what’s immediately around us. Have reports, screens, emails, to-do lists, deadlines, late nights, budgets blunted your capacity to pay attention to the world?

Allow yourself to be an explorer of the world for a while.

Start to pay close attention. Really close.

Treat the ordinary and everyday around you as a source of wonder. Marvel at the ingenuity of designers, the complexity of objects, the way form and function meet. See what happens when you suspend your detachment and allow the world to draw you in. See how wonder can lead to gratitude, and gratitude to the renewal of your possibility to contribute.

Photographs of objects and features in public spaces, London, 2013