Celebrating life
Celebrating life

Celebrating life

Short pieces on things I see that give me joy and I find worth sharing.

Playing with candles and lights

1 Mar 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Quick silver

I am in the process of producing a series of guided meditation videos, and I have to say since the beginning it was an absolutely rewarding creative experimental process. First off, ideating and planning for these videos was a lot of fun. I had to re...

Time to say goodbye

20 Feb 2023 2 minute read 3 comments Quick silver

Seven years ago, I bought this pair of running shoes. They have been my trusted companions through thick and thin. These shoes have been with me through literally thousands of steps, and figurative thousands of steps in my life. Today is the day I ha...

The magic of sunsets

19 Feb 2023 1 minute read 4 comments Quick silver

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the town of San Bernardino, in Paraguay. San Bernardino is on a hill overlooking Ypacarai lake. The nature there is impressive, there are many trees, it's very green and the sunsets are such a beautiful...

Nature is the best fractal artist

12 Feb 2023 1 minute read 1 comment Quick silver

Fractal art is a representation of the intricate patterns and shapes found in nature. The term “fractal” is derived from the Latin word “fractus” meaning “broken” or “fragmented,” and in mathematical terms, a fractal is a geometric shape that exhibit...

The beauty of a frosty day

5 Feb 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Quick silver

A frosty snowy day in the Swiss mountains is truly a breathtaking and magical experience. The crisp, fresh air and the sparkling snow-covered landscapes create a peaceful and serene atmosphere that is hard to match. The gently rolling hills and tower...

Frosty landscapes

20 Jan 2023 1 minute read 1 comment Quick silver

Some images of the Swiss winter Time for walks and hot chocolate.

Sunday hike

14 Aug 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Quick silver

Hiking up in the mountains is a way to stay active even with this heat wave that is scorching Europe. I live in Zurich, surrounded by mountains. This is my photo report from the Titlis mountain. We went up with the cable cart, and then hiked our way...

Questions to get to know new friends

16 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Quick silver

It's summer time, the COVID restrictions were lifted, we have now the opportunity to open un and connect with others. We haven't trained our social muscles in a while, so I put together a list of questions to get to know new friends: How much persona...

Breathing and noticing what's around

9 Jul 2022 1 minute read 3 comments Quick silver

For the last few weeks I have been feeling quite stressed. I noticed my breath is often shallow and I figuratively and literally get tunnel vision. Figuratively speaking I am having the tendency to be narrow minded and staying focused only on the i...

Blue bugs

24 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Quick silver

I found these beautiful, shinny, and hungry metallic blue insects high up in the Swiss Alps. I am not an entomologist, but I did my research and they are actually called blue-bordered plant bugs. While I was hiking, they were busy devouring plants....