The Insanity of Artists

Hanging out in a castle last nite. A real live castle outside of Dresden. The castle is a collection of about 6 buildings and grounds in a complex in which the other half contains a Denny’s wannabee pub, a suburban like ice cream parlor and farmer’s market shop that makes the perfectly predictable and safe […]


We have now left Czech Republic and are in Chemnitz, Germany. We have been greeted in, what we have determined to be, classic German hospitality. It is just over the top. We arrive to put our truck in a large shed where Mirko has gathered a team of efficient German welders and mechanics have been […]

Freakstock – catch-up

More amazing people at Freakstock. Old and new friends. Some New friends were “The Violet Burning“. Our paths crossed in 3 countries.   Russ, the DJ from London, teaching Abi bike maintenance. Anika brought out some instruments at the back of the truck. Michael from “The Violet Burning” takes video of Eric singing one of […]

Berlin – catching up

In Berlin we saw Kerstin. Check out her great bike. It may not look like it at present but this is a game of Uno. Still the game of Uno. Hmmmm. We always love a trip to the Berlin Zoo. Andrew, always taking photos. Hannah feeding the animals. Well, the last photo. Could you resist […]

Me and My Piano

. Today I got a special piano. I was playing it all the time. I tried it out in the shop before we bought it to see if I liked it. Everyone stopped to look at me. Even the man trying out a harmonica. I played “I have a dream” from “Mama Mia”. I didn’t […]

Dream Sax

Through the long journey and all the struggles I finally got myself my dream instrument…THE SAXOPHONE!!! As soon as I got it I started practicing. I went to a creek and sat down on the steps next to it. The small tunnel which was next to me caused the sound I was making on my […]

The pigtastic village

While we were in the Berlin Zoo I saw a small village in the corner of the petting zoo. This village was piggy central. It even had a piggy church. It had little houses that lined up one by one. With little, little piggies walking around everywhere being cute. One decided to kneel down for […]

Panda love

I saw a panda in the zoo and was suddenly overwhelmed by an urge to hug him. He was so cute!!!! images started to pop up in my head of me living with my panda buddy in a bamboo house and eat bamboo all day. then we’ll wake up the next day, pick more bamboo, […]

The BIG Piano

We went to Germany to see our friends, the Simsons. They had a piano, A BIG PIANO. Mum taught me how to play the piano at their house. Me and my sisters were playing all day. Hannah got a mohawk there, too. I learned to play “I have a dream” from “Mama Mia”. TJ

Cooking with Merci

Merci taught me to make Dahl today. It was cool. I liked making it. Here is the recipe for Dahl by Merci. Lentils 2 onions, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh coriander pinch of mustard seeds pinch of white lentils a few curry leaves 2 cloves of garlic salt lemon […]