Less than a year ago I was walking through the beautiful city of Trakai (look it up) with a group of people I was playing music with that day, and we walked past an old castle surrounded by a frozen lake. I was sick. And not accustomed to walking on frozen lakes, so, i wisely […]Read more "After the fact"
I have a brother. His name is Peter and I like him very much. I’m currently visiting him in Melbourne. I met his son. I like Peter as a person, as a Dad, as a husband, as a communicator, as a son, as a brother, as a mentor as many things. There have been moments […]Read more "The Brothers Grim."
I don’t know about you, but I have come to believe that the first two chapters of Genesis are a poetic account of what the Jews of the time of writing had told themselves had happened during the creation of the world. It is a beautiful poetic scene of an interested creator, making things, to […]Read more "Genesis opener."
My whole life and your life too has been filled with tension. From birth until the age of 12 I shared a room with my brother. We wrestled, we read books, we played lego, but mostly our room was for sleeping. For a few years, a shared a room with one of my best friends luke. […]Read more "The tension. A"
Last night I went to a hardcore show with a friend, and at many hardcore shows I’ve attended I feel a shamelike compulsion to make up a reason for why I don’t punch dance out my rage in the pit. Is it because I’m too afraid of pain? or I dont know the moves? or […]Read more "The great divide."
Ok C’est la vie. Or the famous shirts the have a swear word and then happens on them. I’ve been thinking about it for a while and it sums up both reality, and the humanist agenda. But it also simply explains how things function, and if they function like that and we treat them as […]Read more "The Crap Happens manifesto."
In amongst the brown cheese and the ‘at first’ unfriendliness the Norwegian language has already taught me a lot of cool things, mainly because an Australian explained concepts in the Norwegian way last week. When recycling in my old house in Canberra there were two bins, the paper, glass and plastic yellow topped bin, and […]Read more "Source Sorting"