Mar 8, 2012

That Voice

Many singers have had a distinct voice. One that grabs you entirely. One such singer is the incomparable Isaac Freeman. He is the bass singer in the American vocal group The Fairfield Four, founded in 1921.

Take a listen to this short sound bite of an interview from the DVD 'Down From The Mountain' (get it here). Isaac Freeman's voice is nothing short of extraordinary.


Feb 7, 2012

An man with principles

Senrinomichi shared this amazing picture of a German man, who, in a veritable a sea of heiling fellow Germans some time in the late 1930s, refused to heil. Very strong.


Jan 27, 2012

Passion, persona and beautiful hand made knives

Joel Bukiewicz was a writer. After finishing a novel he went on a 3 month hiatus because he had a hard time selling it. He discovered a mad passion for knives and created Cut Brooklyn. I have three goals for 2012 (more on that at a later point). One of them is to obtain one of Joel's knives. Check him out:


Jan 23, 2012

The Hand Written Letter Project

Sometimes, something very simple can be very beautiful.

5 years ago, Craig Oldham started the hand written letter project, simply to honor and salute the hand written letter. And you can still be a part of it. I've just sent Craig a hand written letter, telling him to keep up the good work. Why? Because I also like to send and receive hand written letters.

Check out Craig's project, and join in!


Oct 18, 2011 is providing clean water on a global scale

So, you are a global mega star. What do you do with your fame?

In the case of Matt Damon, he teamed up with Gary White and together they founded, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing clean water to developing countries. And their work is paying off. Why? Because they do not send clean water in a bottle and leave it at that.They provide insight and education, enabling people in developing countries to dig wells and learn about providing water for themselves.

We encourage you to donate to if you can. Watch the video below to see but a short introduction to the work they do: