Whenever belief or “truth” is found by a group of people and labelled as “I have it… all… and no one else does” we wander into the interesting space of familiar elitism. Especially in the Judeo-Christian world where one worships a God who knows all and cannot fully be grasped by the human mind so […]Read more "Religion as an echo chamber"
After taking the mantle of a giant kingdom, and defending its borders from some intensely aggressive neighbours, of course you want to celebrate. Celebrate your power. Celebrate your great leadership, your wealth and the amount of people that call you majestic. Of course you are high on pride and riches. But most probably suspicious of […]Read more "Esther 1"
There are ones amongst mankind that enjoy rebelling, reacting and retaining some semblance of balance to social norms. As a teen I coloured my hair all the colours you can think of because could and because i watched my brother do similar, and I assume I just wanted to be different. To react to normalcy. […]Read more "The reaction of man."
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."
Often I feel like my life is a scene out of the movie “Yes man” because I just say yes to things and end up having the greatest adventures. So the latest adventure has returned me home at 4:30am after dancing in the middle of nowhere with lovely people from all over Europe for over […]Read more "We don’t have to step on each others feet."
A side track to an early morning blog about “gender” ( Found here. ) Lets imagine for a minute, that when a baby is born, it is put in a colourless sack. And for ten years it gets to wear white, grey or black. It has a neutral name, like… Yurtl. It is biologically a certain […]Read more
warning: this in one way is a stream of conscious blog. (some people will be frustrated by the rhythm of these sentences) Ok, so for whatever reason, I spoke about gender, cultural norms, sexuality and dictionary definitions a lot this week. I read a book, I spoke to my mum, some anonymous Dads, a stranger […]Read more "Four things I learned about gender this week."
An unfinished thought. I have been thinking and reading a few things of late that have made it difficult to dream of where I was going. Like i was on a road trip, determined to make it to a specific place to enjoy a forest and suddenly… all plans changed. We ran out of petrol, […]Read more "In the middle of the middle just sitting."
A man builds a house next to a river. Its a beautiful house and a beautiful river. The water is fresh and cold. The sun is warm. The trees are perfect for sitting in and reading. The man loves drinking from the river. It keeps him well hydrated. He eats fish from it. He sails […]Read more "The chocolate river"
Context. It’s the from AND the to AND the always. What changed in the tattooing world in the last 4000 years? What changed in the fashion world in the last 100? What has changed in communication in the last 6 months? well… the answer to most of those questions starts with the “where?” […]Read more "Culture change."