Imagine No Possessions

8. August 2011

Photograph By Roy KerwoodI've just returned from a very brief trip to the USA staying in the Hollywood Hills in the home of a very famous songwriter. I won't mention his name but I guarantee you would have heard his songs. You probably even know all the words.

In short, this man is loaded. His home, perched on a cliff with an infinity pool and a forest for a garden must be worth millions. And it's not his only house of course. He owns homes and buildings across America and in the UK too.

But, and here's the amazing part, what do you think he chooses to furnish his luxurious homes with - designer furniture, the latest audio visual and computer technology, Persian carpets, rare artworks, painting and jewellery? Er no. The answer is basically, nothing. Well not much anyway. More...