01 Dec 2019 | exercises in being here

At the heart of things

First the world appeared and then it disappeared. Sometimes because it covered itself in darkness or hid in low hanging clouds. Sometimes because my gaze was directed inwards instead of outwards. Nature does that. It draws you in. And when you withd...

09 Sep 2019 | exercises in being here

Birdwatching

I call this work. To sit under the trees - not in the chair I usually sit in, because it is occupied - and look at the tiny bird, sitting on the back of my usual chair, almost a perfect ball with its fluffed up feathers. The deep black when he opens...

09 Sep 2019 | exercises in being here

Birdwatching

I call this work. To sit under the trees - not in the chair I usually sit in, because it is occupied - and look at the tiny bird, sitting on the back of my usual chair, almost a perfect ball with its fluffed up feathers. The deep black when he opens...

27 Aug 2019 | exercises in being here

seeds

once, as a childwhen i ate an apple and swallowed the seedsi panickedimagining the seeds would sprout inside of mea tree growing from my stomachthe branches piercing through my skinuntil i would burst and die and the tree would live onmy mother found m...

27 Aug 2019 | exercises in being here

seeds

once, as a childwhen i ate an apple and swallowed the seedsi panickedimagining the seeds would sprout inside of mea tree growing from my stomachthe branches piercing through my skinuntil i would burst and die and the tree would live onmy mother found m...

08 Aug 2019 | exercises in being here

Identifying seeds

I often wonder what the use is of writing about a walk after you made it. It is kind of a walk in itself but much harder (or harder in a different way) than the actual moving through the world that is the starting point for this new adventure. The l...

08 Aug 2019 | exercises in being here

Identifying seeds

I often wonder what the use is of writing about a walk after you made it. It is kind of a walk in itself but much harder (or harder in a different way) than the actual moving through the world that is the starting point for this new adventure. The l...

08 Aug 2019 | exercises in being here

Identifying seeds

I often wonder what the use is of writing about a walk after you made it. It is kind of a walk in itself but much harder (or harder in a different way) than the actual moving through the world that is the starting point for this new adventure. The l...

25 Jul 2019 | exercises in being here

One way to (not) enter home

I am a book addict. I taught myself a long time ago that when I fall for a book in a bookshop, I go home without buying it and if it stays on my mind long enough I will go and get it. Or order it online. But it is better to go back to the bookshop and ...

25 Jul 2019 | exercises in being here

One way to (not) enter home

I am a book addict. I taught myself a long time ago that when I fall for a book in a bookshop, I go home without buying it and if it stays on my mind long enough I will go and get it. Or order it online. But it is better to go back to the bookshop and ...

23 Jul 2019 | exercises in being here

High time to build a dragonfly

I read a beautiful text by a friend on Facebook yesterday. We never met. But five years ago she sent me a big envelope. I never replied to it properly but I take it with me to every new home. I took it out today and broused through it. I put on the rin...

23 Jul 2019 | exercises in being here

High time to build a dragonfly

I read a beautiful text by a friend on Facebook yesterday. We never met. But five years ago she sent me a big envelope. I never replied to it properly but I take it with me to every new home. I took it out today and broused through it. I put on the rin...