The film-maker Danny Boyle, director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire, said of his first movie, “If I knew what was involved in making a film I never would have started.”
It is easy to look at the entirety of a thing and think, “Man, there’s no way I can do that.”
But the great achievements in life aren’t done in one single bound, they are done slowly, and methodically, step by simple step.
I like to hike up mountains in my spare time. I didn’t used to. I used to hate going up big piles of dirt for no good reason. I couldn’t see the point. I put this down to how I was made to do it as a kid; quickly, in one go, as fast as possible.
But now I love it. I take my time, go step by step, I pause, I look around, I enjoy the…
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