Thanks to a podcast and the pilot episode of my favourite comic brought to television I have been reminded of one of the bigger reasons I am in Lithuania, on the other side of the world from my hometown. The hopelessness of my teenage years. At a very early age, I came to the conclusion […]Read more "Start with Nihilism."
Today was a strange day filled with… memories. Both ones I remembered and will remember because it was such a good day. Like a lot of good days I woke up at 5am and couldn’t get back to sleep. So I listened to a book and then… slowly got out of bed to make coffee […]Read more "Purple skinnys and proving my manliness."
I grew up with a dad who wasn’t super into cars, but I somehow came to the conclusion that I would become a mechanic. As dad championed my dreams he talked about my desires with some friends and I was invited over to an ex-mechanics house to help fix the brakes on his car. This […]Read more "A kind man"
As I was stacking wood today, I thought about some things that may go in a weird direction…. but we shall see* (direct quote teenage mutant ninja turtles) I grew up in a church that had unique and specific views on salvation, worship and church meetings. I grew up believing these things were true. I […]Read more "Stockholm Syndrome and our penchant to hate or be brainwashed."
i have been waiting for a long time for a good kanye west album. the last two, in my opinion, have been rubbish, so as i got the imessage from a good friend that his new one had come out… i lowered my expectations hard. kanye is one of those artists that split opinion with […]Read more "art amnesia. "
that triumphant ‘i told you so’. after being pushed to the edge of society, John got to see the visions become real. As the man walked into their lives he came with a back story.Before jesus was 3 he became a third culture kid. jewish parents, refugees in egypt for a few years to protect […]Read more "..in the form of a man."
For so much of my life I have lived life as a shotgun. Loads of bits and pieces flying unaimed towards nothing in particular. Loud. Rough. Odd. killing anything, just leaving the deer to slowly bleed out… and no one has time for that. It could’ve just been my exhausted insomnia-ridden early 20’s, but as […]Read more "This is NOT a shotgun."
Fifteen years ago today, my faith in an invisible God came to a place where I decided to mark myself as a follower of His by getting dunked in a freezing cold river in a dark forest outside of Canberra. I remember afterwards sitting in the loungeroom feeling very strange. A mixture of euphoria and […]Read more "I turned 15"
So, honestly my life has been strange for three months and I have gotten a lot of “so… where are you?” or.. different versions of such. So i thought I would just simply dot point where I am and what I’m doing for all those wondering. I currently reside in Vilnius, Lithuania (North of Poland, […]Read more "What is happening?"
hi. so i currently live in 2016, and many of you don’t. but let me paint you a picture. i spent the last 6 hours with some of my favourite people. and of course evan, alex and pantxi weren’t here, but, it was a good group with many laughs and thoughts. there was amazing foods […]Read more "Some thoughts on new years already."