Smells like Freedom/So riecht die Freiheit

„Freedom – there are so many songs about it. Something like freedom was for animals. That had nothing to do with me. Or so I thought. […] But suddenly I was free too. Right in this very moment. Everything smelled free. The free night, the free moon, the free grass and the free sky.“ –…

Do more of what makes you happy: Remember joy

I know this guy… his name and his song have followed me now for many years. He used to teach at the Yogapod in North Vancouver, my old yoga digs. The studio has closed down because of the „condomization“ of North Vancouver (read: tear down any building you can, build condos, sell for as much…

Do more of what makes you happy… Be a Freak!

We all have one or more of these people in our lives that seem slightly off. They are really into something, e.g. heavy metal music, yoga, running for miles on end, rock climbing… and it is difficult to comprehend at times why they are so into something that is interesting to us, but hey get…

Do more of what makes you happy…

It’s been an awfully long time since I wrote down anything personal. And so I feel rather awkward trying to tap into this joy that has spread out inside of me. I played piano at my friend’s house. On this beautiful immaculate instrument… I have admired it ever since I visited her for the first…

Grooving and chilling…

Chicka chicka boom boom, look there is a full moon… rising atop the trees… into a dark blue sky… stars… and one dark star… Saw Poliça and New Found Land at the Kulturarena last night… so beautiful. Their hooks and voices are still floating about in my mind… vibrating quietly.