Lost in a blog rabbit hole

Every now and then I discover a new interesting blog, and then find myself for the next few days (or months…) on a deep dive to reach its very bottom. Rather than read an article or two and bookmark the rest for later like every sane human would do, I keep following cross-links and archive […]

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100 days

I can’t really believe it, but I’ve posted on this blog for 100 days in a row already, without a single miss. This includes days when I was offline deep in Costa Rican jungle. Luckily WordPress.com has an option to schedule posts in advance. When I first signed up for this project, it felt almost […]

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You are what you create

“You must go to a lot of festivals, don’t you?” I got asked today again. Now that I work from a coworking office, this happens all the time. Because of my flashy multicolored clothes everyone thinks I’m a crazy old hippie who only likes to party. Now a part of me is indeed a crazy […]

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Blue-crowned motmot

Who would have thought I’d spend three entire afternoons drawing a bird? Well here I am. I met this one on a morning walk in Costa Rica. He wasn’t scared of me at all, and I couldn’t help but fall in love with his bright colors and magnificent tail. Here’s a tribute to that wonderful […]

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Keep rollin

Remember my goat friend from a few days ago? Well here she is, rollin on the streets in full glory. Writing a book for kids has been my dream for quite a while now. If I continue with pictures like this, I should be able to illustrate it myself as well.

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Sure it all sparks joy

It’s high time to admit it. I am not a minimalist. I called myself a minimalist for many years. Living in a college dorm room and sharing a bedroom with two friends, I don’t think I had much choice. Neither did I at the time when I moved houses about once per year. It’s not […]

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An audience of one

What if all you create was 100% feedback-proof? No words of praise, no matter how many people enjoyed what you did. No criticism, no matter how many believe that you’re wrong. No likes, no comments, no pop charts, no reviews, no follows or unfollows, no performance stats. No way to find out how other people […]

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Getting it 80% right

I’m halfway through Tim Ferriss’ podcast with Gregory McKeown. I was already a big fan of Greg’s book called Essentialism, but this interview way exceeded my expectations. It doesn’t sound like an interview at all, but rather like a chat between two friends sharing their deepest secrets. It’s raw and real and… you’d be better […]

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The Wave

I walked around the rooftop garden

In my glass and ivory tower 

Praying for rain to nourish

My well-manicured pot plants


The rain came along with a

Tsunami wave

That dragged us all screaming

Into the heart of the ocean

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