The point of dancing is the dance

Is life without God absurd? Because this is the kind of questions I think about. Actually it’s the title of a post I read on Medium that prompted me writing this post. And although it’s not a question I want to discuss right now I do want to mention a video clip of a...

read more

My journey into Bitcoin investing and cloud mining

So I’m into this whole Bitcoin mining thing. Yup. I took the plunge and I am in. Actually I did it way back in November last year and  I don’t regret it for a second. I’ve been considering the move into the Bitcoin industry for years now (dammit if only I actually did...

read more

My Chris Cornell tribute

A rock legend passed away recently, Chris Cornell. I absolutely loved his music. To be honest I was in another scene (The Prodigy if I remember correctly) back in the days when he was with Soundgarden. I only really got to know him in Audioslave and then I traveled...

read more

Tolkien lesson of the day – a precious day lost

“Every day that passes is a precious day lost” These are the words spoken by Frodo to Sam on their way to Morder to cast the ring into the fiery depths of mount doom. First a bit of context: We find Frodo and Sam in a pretty dire situation unable to find their way to...

read more

The challenge of being a father and a husband

It's now  close to 7 months of being a Dad. With all the challenges and blessings that come and go into and out of my life like the ocean's tide I can fully agree that this IS the best time of my life. But today I came to realize that there is one aspect of being a...

read more

The (Un)course from Eckhart Tolle

I'm not even halfway done with Eckhart Tolle's book 'New Earth' and I've already signed up for his online course, called 'uncourse'. Unlearning right? It is completely free and you go through the main concepts of his book(s) at your own pace. Here's a screenshot of...

read more

Tolkien lesson of the day – On Fëanor and his tragic oath

  Fëanor is without a doubt one of my own personal favourite characters in the Tolkien universe. I already mentioned Eärendil as one of the most popular but there were none that could compete with the wisdom, skill, passion, anger and determination of Fëanor. He...

read more

Tolkien lesson for today – a light in dark places

Today's quote comes from another favorite scene of mine from Lord of the rings, which lead to an even greater scene later on. The quote: "May it be a light for you in dark places when all other lights go out" The scene is of-course the gift-giving scene between Lady...

read more

On Eckhart Tolle and his new earth

I finally had some time to read one of the many books lying on my bedside table and as mentioned previously, here's an update on A new Earth by Eckhart Tolle. The book is in a very eloquent and challenging way stating exactly what I've felt for so long. When looking...

read more

Consciously living healthy holistically [Part 1]

To live healthy these days needs to be a conscious decision. You can’t go through life doing whatever you want and still expect to live a pain free healthy life without any body/mind/ related  health issue. “Your health is all you have” as they say and I decided to...

read more

The orchestra of life

There is a song being played in the world, a ever ongoing song that can be heard throughout every corner of the entire universe. Every living being either moves to or against the rhythm of this song whether they know it or not. We are part of this song, part of this...

read more

The age of logging the shit out of everything

Times change and with it I've noticed a tendency to monitor the shit out of everything these days. Nothing happens in this world without someone or something somewhere logging data on an event, activity or achievement. Cellphone minutes, data, vehicle kilometers,...

read more