I just visited the shattered remains of the Berlin Wall. A five year old kid kicked a ball right beside it whilst laughing. It felt amazing. I’ve been to Berlin for six days now, my first visit. Yesterday I walked for three hours, from our room in Kreuzberg along the river Spree and through the […]
A section from my (hopefully) upcoming book, ”Home”. I have been thinking a lot about Death. Yes, I guess that’s how this chapter starts after all. I guess it’s the cleanest way. The most honest way. I’ve been thinking a lot about Death. Always. When I was about eight or nine, my great grandmother, […]
It took me a long time to digest ”Mortality” before sitting down and writing this review. In short, this is a non-fiction tale of a man’s battle with cancer (or rather, as he would put it, cancer’s battle with him) and his ultimate death. Whether or not you like Chris Hitchens’ philosophy, views on religion […]
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, is dead. This is a solemn hour. Pic is public domain. Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, is dead. This is a solemn hour. Pic is public domain.
Few writers have been as prolific to me as Ray Bradbury. He was alongside just a few others in making me start reading properly, start truly enjoying literature and for that matter all media of culture. He was alongside just a few others in making me start make up stuff, start write my own stories […]
In spite of some terrible opinions on the Iraq war, Christopher Hitchens will always remain in my heart as one of our time’s greatest journalist, and a man who could speak his mind without caring for the consequences. An atheist who gave power to all of us, and who showed us what could be in […]
One of the most important musicians of rock has died today. Gary Moore, you will be missed. One of the most important musicians of rock has died today. Gary Moore, you will be missed.
This was a complete shock. Leslie Nielsen, I grew up with your films. You were one of the ones to introduce me to comedy. Rest in peace, Leslie Nielsen, and thanks for everything. This was a complete shock. Leslie Nielsen, I grew up with your films. You were one of the ones to introduce me […]
Just heard that the Californian Proposition 19, which was voted tonight, failed. Prop 19 would have legalized the personal usage of cannabis (marijuana). Marijuana is a drug that is perfectly healthy in the correct dosage, especially if you decide to compare it to the widely used alcohol. Not to mention, no-one has been recorded to […]