Sunday thoughts

It’s good to sometime just sit down and think it through – where you are, where you’re heading, and where you want to be. Just don’t get stuck to long doing so, or else you would just be thinking without executing your commands. </philosphical> Today have been centered about organizing and planning. Like tiding up […]


Photo memory lane

Let’s take a small walk, shall we?


Giorgio Armani – Sì (Perfume review)

First smell: Soapy. Haven’t I mentioned that in a previous review? Anyhow, my first impression was rather “No” than “Sì” as it reminded me way to much about some kind of over-enthusiastic soap which labels itself something along the lines of “eXtra super fresh”, but then mostly smells like sweeties with a hint of lemons on steroids. […]

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How to get past writers block

I’ve been staring at the cursor for a good 20 minutes now. Some days, the words just doesn’t come as easy as they does other days.  So I guess today would be a good time to talk about how to overcome that obstacle and get your post done, assignment handed in or acceptance speech written, […]


Tillbaka till Vintergatan (Music Finds #38)

“Music Finds” is a series with new posts here on the blog each Wednesday. The concept is as follows: As I listen to a lot of music, I from time to time finds a piece that sticks out, sometimes because it’s quirky, mixed two very unlikely genres, unlikely instruments, or just damn right having an […]

Areku fan art by Eleonora Iorio

Fan art

Years ago, I would’ve never believed you if you said “one day, people from around the world will paint you”. That’s a humble intro to make it seem like I’ve grown used to it now, something which I haven’t.  As of today, it still feels a bit surreal every time a fan sends me a drawing […]


Winter throwback


Lazy Sunday

As the title implies, today have truly been a day without any greater efforts, or so it feels as I slept for about 11 hours. It was probably well needed, as sleep and rest is very important in order to have energy. I even managed to watch a film! Not to say that I haven’t […]


Snow realm

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It’a Friday, and I thought I will answer some of your questions – let’s go! These questions are collected from my Facebook, Twitter,, and Instagram-feed, as well as from emails. Thank you for asking!  Q: What do you like about your fans? The dedication, passion and love that you all feel for me, my band, and […]