Sunny days ahead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWYp1xRPH5g

early in the morning

YOU ARE WHAT YOU DO, NOT WHAT YOU SAY YOU’LL DO*

Enough is enough! There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.** So, child, what are you going to do? You can weep all day long, or you can promise yourself that this time you’re going to be good to yourself.
Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You’ll learn from them — if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It’s a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn’t education. It’s history. It’s poetry.*** Also, remember, you have the best parents in the entire universe!

The picturesqueness of a struggle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdZsAtDuPfQ

early in the morning

‘We live together, we act on, and react to, one another; but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves. The martyrs go hand in hand into the arena; they are crucified alone. Embraced, the lovers desperately try to fuse their insulated ecstasies into a single self-transcendence; in vain. By its very nature every embodied spirit is doomed to suffer and enjoy in solitude. Sensations, feelings, insights, fancies—all these are private and, except through symbols and at second hand, incommunicable. We can pool information about experiences, but never the experiences themselves. From family to nation, every human group is a society of island universes.’

Aldous Huxley – The doors of perception

A small pond sits quiet in a meadow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elILetNPyr4

early in the morning

early in the morning


‘This universe is not much talked about, and it’s true that there’s not much to say about it; no new forms of behaviour is experimented with in it, it can’t provide any valuable fodder for colour supplements, in short it is a little-known world, and it gains nothing from being so.
I felt an emotion that, although still obscure, distant and veiled, resembled hope.’
The possibility of an island – Michel Houellebecq

A cold misty vanilla Sunday

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRLaX98Vp4U

early in the morning

early in the morning

We’re near the lighthouse. In a Danish fishing village. Morning means Chai tea latte, dried apricots and riddles. The Baltic Sea already adopted us. Some years ago we have also adopted Pumpkin, the ginger cat and Frosty, the Holland lop rabbit with broken orange coloring. You are wearing your colorful sunglasses, a wool hoodie, red pants and brown boots. You keep smiling, but not for the camera. Everything is quiet and I adore this feeling. Afternoon means zucchini cheddar biscuits, raw cashew cheese with sun-dried tomatoes, mulled wine and mixed sensations. You know how to fly your kite. We love ‘Ernest et Célestine’, wooden toys and theatre. We are young, vulnerable and delusional, but have you seen the sky today? Perfection means a gentle feeling of fondness, some hazelnut ice cream and a warm hug.