Eleven rainbows: Melbourne in Winter 2017

This is a diary of my time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, containing musings, thoughts, notes written down in June and July 2017. Edited in August 2017 and February 2018. The number of rainbows is true and something else; everything else is as true as you need it to be.  Day 1 A bird on a… Continue reading Eleven rainbows: Melbourne in Winter 2017

January 2018

Found The dog A better understanding Shells Stones Sticks Not what I was looking for Wrote About 2017 What are you so afraid of? – In Pastry Box Project Postcards Half a notebook full of late-night & insomnia notes Overheard or said “I accidentally hit him with my pineapple.” “Are you fighting the coconut again?” Read… Continue reading January 2018

A brightness, a view, a poem: Porto in Winter 2017

Musings, thoughts, music, notes. Written down over the course of a few days in December 2016 and January 2017, while meandering through Porto, Portugal. Prologue I get home to a freezing cold flat at 9pm. Two hours, some laundry, dinner, a phone call, one unpacked and another packed bag later, I go to bed. Six hours later,… Continue reading A brightness, a view, a poem: Porto in Winter 2017

Patches of Light: Helsinki in December

Observations, music, thoughts, musings, written down over the course of eight days in December 2016 while meandering through Helsinki, Finnland. Preamble Still the rush of an intense day and a stressful trip to the airport inside of me (one of those times when you don’t know if you’ll make it in time), I sit back… Continue reading Patches of Light: Helsinki in December

Hallo Island, Tag 2: Puderzucker auf Lava, Teddybären klauende Weihnachtsmänner, Wut-Gifs und Wasser von überall

Gemacht Touristenprogramm. Endlich mal Teil einer Bewegung sein! Allerdings einer Bewegung, die sich doch eher … langsam bewegt. Mit der bin ich auf der ersten Station des Tages gleich mal in einem Gewächshaus gelandet, das so bei Nacht (also um 10:30 Uhr morgens) aussieht wie ein UFO. Und das außerdem genauso viel Strom verbraucht wie… Continue reading Hallo Island, Tag 2: Puderzucker auf Lava, Teddybären klauende Weihnachtsmänner, Wut-Gifs und Wasser von überall