Tag Archive: Experience

Life is a rollercoaster

I am standing in a glass bulb while millions of snow flakes whirl around me, like scattered pieces from the past; memories, glimpses, faces and places, they all come down on me now…… Continue reading

Bon Voyage Dad!

I’ve arrived at my new short-term home, curled up in the couch, with Neil Young and a glass of Jesper’s less pricey wine to keep me company. And early tomorrow morning I am… Continue reading

Happy (Birth) Days

I was born 27 years ago. I don’t know if it was daytime or nighttime, sunny or rainy, since I don’t remember the actual arrival. But I remember most of the years of… Continue reading

Merge with others

I am actually too tired to write now. My bones are aching, my face is warm from the sun and my eyelids are concrete curtains ready to drop at any moment. I just… Continue reading

Planting seeds for the unknown

Deep thoughts rolling in. Cold breezes too. Autumn is in the air. Secretly I give out a sigh of relief. This summer wasn’t mine anyway. I had my year in the sun and… Continue reading

Flashbacks and Fruit

New week, new home. This is the third in a month. But I like it here. I am sharing flat with a friend of mine. She is on and off on vacation so… Continue reading

Everybody’s free! (words of wisdom)

(Remember this one?! Classic!) Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’99: If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen… Continue reading

My room, and I

I look across my room. It has lived with and without me for 27 years. How have I treated this room? Have I respected the sanctuary it has offered me, in moments of… Continue reading

Existential jetlag

There was something strange about today. Like the day wasn’t suppose to happen. A miscalculation of some sort. A time gap. I woke up from a nightmare. I was being haunted by something… Continue reading

Smiles for miles

It is 5.45 in the morning and I am lying in my bed, listening to the subtle sounds of chimes outside my window for the very last time. Soon, the prayers from Bo… Continue reading