Tag Archives: books

The Executioner’s song: one step into the Abyss

I recently finished reading Norman Mailer‘s The Executioner’s Song, a scary-looking 1200-pages biography which I affectionately started calling “The Monster”. I have a history with that book, in that I borrowed it from my town library many times in Norway and fifty or one-hundred pages into the book, I would get unmotivated, annoyed by the […]

2010: My Year in Pictures

This was a long, heavy, exhausting year. It started with tears and bitterness and fighting against the current, drowned into work and sleeplessness, exploded like 14 Juillet fireworks, climbed back up from the point of non-return, and did something wonderful to my heart. I’ve lost friends, made friends, learned many things, made terrible mistakes, let […]

travelling sweetness

I’ve always thought of myself as a lonesome traveller; some of my best trips were when I was by myself, getting lost in side-streets, making friends in student hostels, smiling at strangers, headphones and camera and book my only companions for train and bus and plane journeys. However some moments, especially when enduring difficulties, are […]

Goodbye August!

(a little roundup of what I should have blogged about, but didn’t) 1; making plansAngus & Julia Stone are coming to Europe in November. The closest they will be to Vienna is Munich, and I’m very set on going. There just isn’t any other alternative. 2; new and old releasesMy mailbox, heart and ears were […]