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. the kilowatt hour . norway-italy 2013 .

For a moment only, stay with me, mystery.

Before you change completely into something other,

slow cloud, entrance, spell, not yet remembered name, stay;

tell me what you mean. 557 more words


How To Move Forward

I’m currently listening to one of my all-time favourite musicians David Sylvian, probably better known in the early 1980s for being ‘the most beautiful man in the world’ and for his band Japan and songs such as ‘Forbidden Colours’ and ‘Ghosts’. 735 more words


. no barriers .

DS’ dimension as artist consists first and foremost in a storyteller’s soul that narrates about himself before all else.

This is because ‘any pain may be borne if it is transformed into a story’ (Isak Dinesen), and the story, symbolically, reveals the sense of what would otherwise remain an unbearable happening of mere events. 967 more words


There's a Storm Coming...

I’m very pleased to announce that November 2014 will see the release of a very limited number of original landscape oil paintings featuring the Yorkshire Pennines. 71 more words


Japan and China

I think this is a rather clever combination of West and East, managing to be both a great pop song while infusing what seem to me to be unmistakably Chinese sounds. 135 more words

The Planet of Rude Surprises

- The Heart Knows Better, 2014 -


- Late Night Shopping, 2014 -



. without spring .

Thirty years ago David Sylvian’s music burst in front of me like a supernova.

Since then I have had the place where I take shelter. 467 more words