How do you measure a year? Like grains of sand falling between your fingers, those three hundred and sixty five days can slip by quite unnoticed, as do the infinite number of possibilities that pass us by each day, leaving nothing behind but invisible traces of a life that could have been… But every now and then the flow of sand stops. The final grains fall, soundlessly joining the soft mound of memories made… A year has gone by. The anticipation of the past twelve months has brought you full circle before you even know it. You might step out of the year just as you step out of your front door every morning, wearing the same shoes, drinking the same coffee; it could very well be this day last year. You might trip up over the threshold, just about steadying yourself before that coffee spills all down your new shirt. Or you might tumble out backwards, caught off-guard by the sudden halt in momentum and knocking your head on the way out. Rubbing the …
“It is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins, the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail of to watch it, we are going back from whence we came.”
“For her, the ocean was a thing of such beauty, whenever she looked upon it, she could feel herself leaving a little of her soul as a parting gift.”
It’s officially Spring! Here’s what I’ve been listening to during these past weeks to get me in the mood for longer and (hopefully) warmer days. Just click on the image below! Enjoy!
I thought I’d start sharing the music that I’ve been listening to lately, so here’s a playlist of songs that I’ve been chilling out to over the past month. There’s a mixture of soothing classical and jazz to help you unwind after a busy start to the new year, plus some blissed-out electronic beats to banish those January blues. Click below to listen! (Artwork by Kyle Mac)
“Environmental organisations are not telling you the truth about what the world needs from us as a species… it’s there for everyone to see, but the environmental organisations refuse to act… they are failing us and they are failing ecosystems.” A warning from the controversial documentary Cowspiracy.
I’ve always been that type of person who, no matter how many books they have already stuffed into their hand luggage, still insists on paying the airport’s book shop a visit to stock up on even more.