Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Long Haul

I’ve rarely had a productive weekend such as this. On Saturday I spent a few hours working on my website. It won’t be anything fancy, but it will be a start. I will continue to work on it, hopefully improving … Continue reading

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The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants

We’re being told time and again how important it is to follow ones heart. I have said it time and again myself and I believe in it, with all my heart in fact. But it becomes difficult when the heart … Continue reading

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When in Doubt

Doubt and the feeling of “not being good enough” is a constant in every artists life. Anyone, who creates anything, does anything creative at all, knows this feeling. The standards I measure myself against are not applied by anyone else … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots

I think Amanda Palmer once held a speech titled the same. I know I posted it on this blog. It was a while ago, it was a bit of a longer video. It was awesome. So, this is what artists … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue

And one I do not seem to possess. I’m meant to be flying to Rotterdam today. I should be halfway there already. Yet here I am at Heathrow Terminal 1 still waiting to board. We were just informed that the … Continue reading

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Sensations

I listened to a song today. I had only heard it once before and had liked it then, so I listened to it again when it happened to show up on YouTube. Two seconds into the song a wave of … Continue reading

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Conversations between Me, Myself and I

Let’s admit it, we all talk to ourselves. There’s a constant narrative going on in my head. Being naturally wordy and inclined to tell stories, this may be more pronounced in my case. But I can’t speak to anyone but … Continue reading

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Untainted

It’s been a long day. I woke up at 5.15am. I did not go back to sleep. My monkey brain kept chattering at me about two things: an email I needed to write and the website I’m trying to build. … Continue reading

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Warring Desires

What do you do when you are torn between conflicting dreams? I want to travel, desperately. I want to write, desperately. I want my own home, very much so. A houseboat as you well know. I want Greyhounds, more than … Continue reading

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As We Continue To Breathe

One man has drawn his last breath. Philip Seymour Hoffman. I checked my Twitter feed last night before going to bed, where I then would have read some more. The tweets informing me of his passing were two hours old … Continue reading

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