Category Archives: Random thoughts and opinions

On life, the universe and everything… you know

37

It’s an odd number, I find. Not a number I associate with my age, but as of today that’s what it is. I’m fine with that. I don’t really care all that much, because I have no real concept of … Continue reading

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Work vs work

One of my Christmas presents was an upgrade to my “old” laptop. I’ve had it for two years and it’s already pretty dated, which is somewhat ridiculous, but that’s today’s technology for you. It was getting so slow, however, as … Continue reading

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In the New Year everything will be different

That’s a very literal translation of something we say in Germany “Im neuen Jahr wird alles anders”. It’s actually the title of a satirical little book. But it’s something we say at the turn of the years and since this … Continue reading

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Never another one like him

When I first saw David Bowie come across my Tumblr dashboard this morning I thought it was about his birthday three days ago or the fact that he had just released his latest album. Soon it registered that people were … Continue reading

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2014 is dead, long live 2015

Or: out with the old and in with the new. First of all, this blog is not dead. I’ve not posted in a while and the last few posts were few and far, but I am travelling and I am … Continue reading

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Obscure sorrows

I ran into this video a few weeks ago. It’s been sitting open in a tab in my browser ever since. I’ve been planning to write this blog just as long. But I didn’t know what I wanted to say. I’m … Continue reading

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How to travel through time

They say time travelling is impossible. Perhaps. If you want to go and have a chat to Marcus Aurelius about his reflections, you may not get lucky any time soon, if ever. But if you want to relive some of … Continue reading

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Between dreams and reality

You find yourself in a peculiar situation when you’re fulfilling your dreams. On one hand you’re obviously elated and excited, because you’re doing something that you’ve been wanting to do and/or have been working towards for a significant amount of … Continue reading

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Down memory lane into the future

I had one of those days. You know, the kind where memories keep cropping up left, right and center. Some were more recent than others. Riding in a car, looking out on passing landscapes does that to me. My mind … Continue reading

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Gently down the stream

Or in my case the river Thames. Not much of a stream where I used to live in London. Only ten days ago, as a matter of fact, I handed the houseboat I’ve been living on for almost a year … Continue reading

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