sunset from day one on the Kalalau Trail. I’d seen this beach from the ridge above and from the sky, but hadn’t felt the sand until this weekend. it’s a genuinely unique place, the rich cultural significance, the decades long mythos of counterculture living within the valley. this beach is it’s own sort of pilgrimage, with different weight or meaning for everyone who takes the muddy eleven mile journey in. I took what I took from it, read a lot, swam naked in the chaotic water, listened more than I spoke. in many ways it was what I thought it would be, in others, more or less. what it definitely was, was beautiful, beautiful and memorable, and really, what else can you ask for.
The north end of the dunes were my favourite. Less motorbike tracks, huge sand dunes and untouched layers of goodness. When the sun dipped low I was running around like a mad man. I can definitely say I shed 20.3L of sweat || @sonyaustralia #a7rii + FE 70-200mm f4 G OSS
Turmion Kätilöt erikoismiehistöllä Metalorgyihin.
Viime yönä klo 02 Kuopion Yliopistollisen Sairaalan kirurgit tunkeutuivat odottamatta ja varoittamatta @bobbyundertaker sisäelimiin. Juuri äsken puhelimitse sairaalasta tavoitettu ja korvinnähden Tramal-huuruinen mr. Undertaker väitti olevansa nyt paremmassa kunnossa kuin koskaan. Hänet leikannut kirurgi kuitenkin sanoi että herralla on vielä kova lääkitys päällä ja ylänuppi sen verran sumussa ettei kannata vielä ihan totena ottaa hänen kommenttejaan. Lääkäri sanoi että Bobon on nyt oltava selällään vähintään viikko ja keikalle ei oo mitään asiaa.
Tästä johtuen ensi viikonlopun Metalorgyissä Tampereen Pakkahuoneella ja Helsingin Nosturissa nähdään Bobby Undertakerin kitaroiden kahvoissa poikkeuksellisesti JonAss -niminen heppuli joka on vähän samannäköinen kuin kuopiolaisen Black Light Discipline -yhtyeen kitaristi Joonas Pulkkinen. Kuva liitteenä, toivottakaa hänet tervetulleeksi ja tehkää aaltoja.
Last night, I rode to work one last time to drop off my keys and pick up my colored pencils and other desk junk I’d left behind on Friday.
The symbolic final bike commute made me - again - so, so grateful to have worked next to all the smart and motivated folks at RigUp.
But it also made me feel free, and happy to have the clear direction that it’s time to move on to something else. Whatever that is. Being able to publicly job search is a luxury.
Looking ahead, l plan on sharing about this process and helping some people out in return, as they’ve already kindly offered to help me (thank you).
😍❤🌅INDIA🕉🌴🌳🇮🇳 TRANSCENDENTAL is the word that comes to mind. This country easily robbed my heart. The colors, the hospitality, the culture. I lost and found myself on a daily basis here But also, this country deeply saddened me. For a country that worships a thousand Goddesses and believes in the slogan “An educated man is an educated man but an educated woman is an educated family”, I’m appalled at the general insensitivity towards women. How can one single country be so full of love, good, true hearted people, bring to mind such a deep sense of peacefulness and yet make women feel somewhat of a lesser being. I've never been to a country before where I felt so extremely different just for the fact that I'm a WOMAN. I can’t go out in shorts and crop tops in most of India, I’m constantly being mansplained, I’m EXPECTED to carry myself like a Victorian Era Woman. I consider myself fortunate that apart from intensive staring from men for the course of a couple of hours or some touching here and there, nothing uncomfortable happened to me! I'm extremely thankful and grateful for that. Such a sad irony though, to be grateful for being ‘just’ groped. But I hear so many stories from woman, local and international who got abused and harassed in the worst ways.
With this post I wanna reach out to every single woman in the world who has ever had to go through some sort of similar experience and say sorry in the name of the universe. In the same breath I would like to add that to not miss out on the experience that is India. Cos for every single bad experience I had, I’ve had 10 magical ones.