Month: January 2016

Real

“Love is about bottomless empathy, born out of the heart’s revelation that another person is every bit as real as you are. And this is why love, as I understand it, is always specific. Trying to love all of humanity may be a worthy endeavor, […]

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At work

I’m very fond of the Fuji in situations like this. Making quick rounds through the building, photograph what catches my eye, things that may or may not end up on the museum’s social channels. All in all, I like the Fuji better indoors than outdoors, especially […]

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Office hours

I was at this new year’s reception at work, and that’s okay because it’s work, but I wouldn’t be there if I didn’t have to. I feel lost in crowds, and find very little pleasure in this mingling chit-chatting routine with a drink in my […]

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Moving office

So, we’re in the new office now. I like to sneak up to the fifth floor every now and then, to the old space, to see what’s left and what’s not. Strange as it may be, the plants are new. They have never been there before.

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Of bases and crowns

I didn’t know this until recently, but trees need bases. For a long time, I thought trees were about their crowns, and their trunk. But no. I want to see them standing firmly on the ground, see where they’re coming from. A tree can easily lose its head, cut off […]

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Pretty

Some of the places I visited in Norway reminded me of Alaska. But prettier, smaller, comfortable. And I realized how Alaska had been a truly extraordinary experience for my European eyes and mind. The scale, for sure, but most of all because it wasn’t pretty, and it wasn’t […]

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