Africa is music. Poverty and joy out of life, traffic and contrast. Every person that ended up in different parts of Africa would say that there’s a different Africa. This is mine – beautiful and brave. Africa is poetry. Africa is rhythm, the music on a kora and a female voice. And also the genius album by Aldo Romano, Louis Sklavis and Henri Texier from 1995 – Carnet de routes – one of the most beautiful songs in the world.

Music for cats

We have a jazzy cat of our own, it goes by the name of Geranium. It comes with a slow step, curls up to the closest flower pot containing Geranium (hence the name), listens to music, but does not come in contact with us. If there is food – she is happy. But she never begs. Because all cats are in charge.


Life on water can introduce you to people handing out freshly caught edible sea urchins or homemade mead. You never know… When talking to a person who lives near water, they always look unrealistically positive and busy at the same time. The dynamics of the moment does not allow for any down time, but at the same time, the poetry is all there. The sudden change is a lifestyle on its own and that’s the beauty of it, yes…

Once upon a time on the island of K

Getting to K. is a journey on its own, but the real adventure starts there. On the way to K., on another island that starts with K., the people asked: “Why are you going to K.? – there’s nothing there!”. Exactly – nothing. Nothing that concerns the civilization.

About freedom and choices

The world puzzle does not tolerate abandoned passengers at abandoned stations. We all collectively move ahead and let’s see what comes out of it in the end. We start with a small step and move forward. Today with the voice and guitar of Souad Massi.

Julian Lage on guitar

This text could easily start off with an unlawful quote form Kundera’s “The unbearable lightness of being”, but we will not do that, and we will not even go as far as saying “To play is like to breathe”, what we will do is dive deep into some facts about the world of Julian Lage – today’s topic.