Thoughts on: “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance

I was not the only one that woke up confused with Donald Trump installed as president of the United States. ————————————————- This book has helped me understand how this could happen and why it came a such a surprise for a lot of people. ————————————————- The book is part memoir and part sociocultural analysis. J.Continue reading “Thoughts on: “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance”

Thoughts on: Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton

We all lie like hell to ourselves and others, and it’s stresses us to death.It’s to the point, unapologetic and without sugar coating. The honesty Dr Blanton is talking about is not just “truth is the best policy”, but to tell the truth as you experience it, in great detail and no matter how itContinue reading “Thoughts on: Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton”

Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life

It was freezing, raining and windy but it was my last opportunity for a long run before Kullamannen 25k. So I took it! The biggest hurdle was not the weather, though, it was finding clothes to protect me from it. I’m moving houses this weekend and finding anything among all the boxes is almost impossible.Continue reading “Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life”

Thoughts on: “The Stranger in the Woods”

Christopher Knight was 20 years old when he one day walked into the woods, never to return to society again. It took 27 years for him to reemerge, not by his own choosing, but because he got captured by the police for stealing food. ————— He spent a third of a century alone in theContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Stranger in the Woods””

Thoughts on: “Light for Visual Artists”

There are two areas into which I want to spend more of my reading time going forward; classic fiction and textbook learning materials. —————– This one falls in the latter category – which is the harder of the two to write interesting post about – and as reading material these types of books can beContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Light for Visual Artists””

Thoughts on: “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind”

I feel like some book are meant to be studied rather just being read. There are some book that I decided not to review for this reason. Reading them ones just don’t do the trick, usually this is the case with esoteric writings like today’s book. ——————— So I read the book two more timesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind””

I don’t know if this makes (Z)ense?

When I read books on very esoteric/unusual topics it feels like its pretty hard to review them after just one read. These books are usually pretty condensed and each sentence by itself needs some reflection.  In an attempt to remedy this I’m reading (in this case listening) the book several times before I review it.Continue reading “I don’t know if this makes (Z)ense?”

New Book!

New Book – New Topic. Reading up on some light theory that might help me in my work as an Environment Artist in the games industry. Let there be light (and shadow, terminator, fill, translucency, caustics etc….)! Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design