(yes, it is) 23 of May – 26 of June I’ll be one of three residents in the project Walking Peace in the Avian Kingdom in Sweden, organised by ARNA at the very spot where two pilgrim trails meet in Harlösa. Walking Peace is a green, slow and peaceful way of making new connections across cultural backgrounds and religions, creating art as a statement for peace while walking. Afterwards I'll be researching the pioneer life in Värmland.



people leave, people arrive
today it was jim, a street performer from london
who has been in this trade for 35 years and doesn’t want to do anything else
we had a nice diner earlier on
after our rain shower
rice-spruce bark-onion-egg pancakes , improvised bread, and a dumpsterdive yoghurt- leftover crumble-roasted oats-freshly picked blueberry-desert
when it got darkish – it doesn’t ever get really dark
jim played his guitar and mondharmonica, he sang
and it made me feel sadder than ever but it was a sweet sadness
music can do that, especially when played live
i sat on the couch, listened and looked
maddy was carving knitting needles out of wood
and the men took turns playing the guitar
coffee and beer and candles
stories and songs
outside a bat flew around the house and in the far distance an owl was calling
it was almost too good to be true
the truth is always hidden in the almost