this blog consists of a personal collection of things that represent a personal look on life and creativity. quotes, analog photography, instagram, crafts, sketches, architecture. it cherishes the forgotten values of daily life, and attempts to keep them in existence.
favourite past times: crossfit. running. whiskey & blues. analog photography. flickering film festival brochures. train travels. books. good food. libraries.
some inspirational people: peter zumthor. christhopher alexander. tom waits. andy goldsworthy. louis kahn. dalai lama. erasmus. morissey.
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“there was a time when I experienced architecture without thinking about it. sometimes I can almost feel a particular door handle in my hand, a piece of metal shaped like the back of a spoon. i used to take hold of it when I went into my aunt’s garden. that door handle still seems to me like a special sign of entry into a world of different moods and smells. i remember the sound of the gravel under my feet, the soft gleam of the waxed oak staircase, i can hear the heavy front door closing behind me as i walk along the dark corridor and enter the kitchen, the only really brightly lit room in the house.” peter zumthor
"if i were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace” gaston bachelard
i don’t have fun. actually, i had fun once. in 1962. i drank a whole bottle of robitussin cough medicine and went in the back of a 1961 powder-blue lincoln continental to a james brown concert with some mexican friends of mine. i haven’t had fun since. it’s not a word i like. it’s like volkswagens or bell-bottoms, or patchouli oil or bean sprouts. it rubs me up the wrong way. i might go out and have an educational and entertaining evening, but i don’t have fun.” tom waits