Mt: when i meet creative and successful people, there is an appreciation for people who have a lot of things going on. you’ve said that you admire people for their vocation and hobbies. tell me a little about that. aJ:
you have to have something that’s real and tangible. We live in a world where most of our jobs are essentially e-mails. you can’t get the satisfaction of looking at an e-mail and saying, “i made that. i was a part of that.” that’s why you have
today i am drinking wine with friends and cooking salmon. it can’t always be about creative output. it’s got to be about moments that are intangible as well. i think we get so bogged down in being results-orientated, we feel like unless some product is being made, you’re not productive. i always tell myself that cooking and drinking wine with friends is never a waste of an afternoon or, indeed, a lifetime!