Friday, 31 December 2010


The future has always been a limitation
To my imagination
My destiny has always been a dream
Where it never reigned supreme

Beyond this country's borders
I will walk
Beyond this country's mother tongue
I will talk

As destiny calls
So I shall follow
Where ever my heart will lead me
While I'm looking out the window

Slowly as I encounter these obstacles
I throw myself on them, to overcome
Heading on like a steam train with angels
Fulfilling my destiny through words in a poem

Destiny lies in front of me
So I reach and hold on
Grasping every moment
Treasuring this precious memory! 

by: Sir Jake Erkens

happy new year! 

Thursday, 30 December 2010


all my housemates are on holidays... i am alone in my house in London.
 i will try to fill all the empty rooms over the next days with wonderful guest housemates.. yuuhuu! 

houseguest 1 
Michael Strasser 

Michael is a wonderful friend, opera singer, cook and artists.

This morning we played the opera "lascia ch'io pianga" together. 

one of my favourite works of michael is  " the artist's space" in which he exhibits the carpet of his living space in London.

i like the stains of time. 

you should have a look at his website (click here) .

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

ride of death

last night - passed one at night,  we showed no fear and  we went on a ride of death.
we walked for hours through isolated snow-scapes. 

night sleigh ride!
a ride in complete darkness. 
we were not scared.!
sledging in the snow.

in our pockets:

2 x cigarillos 
2 x lolly pops  

and off we went with our sleighs down the hill
we showed no fear.
( well a bit we did) 

there is nothing better then a ride of death!

Sunday, 26 December 2010


 when i was young,  i thought that the roof of the house on the hill would touch the sky.  

i thought - if i would climbed that roof i could touch the sky. 

Friday, 24 December 2010

snow and joe = wonders

i like winter. when i watch the snow fall - i get peculiar emotion. Is it just me? no, i think a lot of people feel the same way. i personally think that this emotion is our nostalgia for the memory of our ancestors who survived the glacial ages. 

today my friend joe wrote me something nice:

I was thinking yesterday about how when you have a small cut on your skin and the scar tissue can seep out and crystallize as it hardens and wouldn't it be wonderful if people believed those crystals had special powers or some people were able to make different crystals with their skin. Or maybe some could become really famous for growing huge precious stones. 

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Fairy Tale


Stylist: Joanna Schlenzka
Digital Technician: Douglas Irvine
Photo Assistant : Tom Moran + Moses Power + Nathan Tribble +Claire Brand

Hair: Chi Wong  @ Jed Root
Make-up: Ayami @ Julian Watson
Set Designer: Alun Davies
Set Assistant: Erik Tonrie +Bryony Bradford +Xan Ashley
Models: Sebastian Suave & Ranya @ Premier

Painting: James Trimmer 

CGI, Retouch, Digital : Studio Private 

Production: Annekatrin Meyers 

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Sunday, 19 December 2010



a circle and a pea


yesterday night i went out to dance on a boat (fake boat) .
that night i meet marlon who so we had to find out went to the same school and day care as me in munich. 

my heart was beating very fast... i like when life makes circles.    

i wonder what will happen next in my life... 



You will marry the first person who tells you your eyes are like scrambled eggs.


(frank o'hara - lines for the fortune cookies) 

one of my favourite pages in my book "Pluto and Charon" is the mirror page in the middle. 
You can order my book from today on at LUDION.


at the moment i am sleeping on 3 mattresses all pilled up on a high bed.
because i want to meet a prince.!  inspired by the fairy tale " the princess and the pea" i want to place a small pea under the mattresses, so when a boy sleeps over , i will find out easily his true identity. 

last night i wanted to try it out, as my friend kathi slept over ( i am suspicious - she could be a princess)... but had no peas in the house.! 

 at the moment my favourite book is "soul" by robert blackson. 
robert asked people all over the world to draw their souls. 


My quietness has a man in it, he is transparent
and he carries me quietly, like a gondola, through the streets.
He has several likenesses, like stars and years, like numerals.

(frank o'hara - in memories of my feelings) 

Saturday, 18 December 2010

presents from antwerp

every time i go back to antwerp i return with wonderful presents.!

this time i returned with: 

1.  jewelry from the antwerp label COH 

2. mountain tea 

3. lovely notes with stamps and hand writings of friends 



yesterday night i took a dance with my friends from LUX.
i think the people from LUX and the people around LUX are some of the nicest people in London. 
and they are not just nice but also the best dancers in town.! and we love disco music of course!
i was so happy yesterday that i had to tell everyone over and over again... how nice it is to be amongst such lovely dancers.! yuuuhuu. 

if you dont know the LUX you should have a look ....
LUX is an arts agency which explores ideas around artists' moving image practice through exhibition, distribution, publishing, education and research.
click here for more infos about LUX.!

practice your moves. because they might ask you to show your dance moves at one point. 

Thursday, 16 December 2010

digital sweden

i wanted to say quickly hello from stockholm.

wonderful mountains of snow and... listen to this.! after work i went to a small bar in which i bumped into an old friend - MAX! i have not seen max for over 4 years.
i like when things like that happens.

max and me we talked about overground and underground worlds, and about monkfishes...

the same day dazed digital wrote a feature on my book with a small interview.!

. click here!

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

imaginary landscape

there been times when i saw the grand canyon in the foldings of my pants.

today i feel a landscape inside of me. its hard to explain but its wonderful. 

north - west - east - south

Monday, 13 December 2010

happy look

i am just back from a wonderful weekend in antwerp and the painting from my dear antwerp friend Veronik Willems (click here to see more of her nice works) made me think about all things i like to watch and observe.

here is my top 3:




Friday, 10 December 2010

Pluto and Charon

the first copy of "Pluto and Charon"



Thursday, 9 December 2010


so at the elderly christmas party:

we ate mouth sticking caramel fudge, danced zumba and got attacked by water pistoles... it was great.

oh and:

the elderly loved my suit!

"what a silk!" one said!

and believe it or not we had the universe shinning above us.
at one point i tipped joseph on his shoulders and showed him the stars...
he smiled and said : thank you.

i told you the suit is magical.

it was wonderful!


Wednesday, 8 December 2010

the magic suit

last night i got a wonderful present from till.

i got a magic suit. 

magic because since i put it on a lot of nice and magical things has happened to me..!
i mean okay who knows maybe its just a normal suit and i just had a good day but i have a suspicious feeling that the suit is magical...

 i will observe and report...! 

:-) happy to have u till! 
thank you. 

i will wear it today to the elderly christmas party and will see what kind of magic it will bring to all the lovely old people.  

Tuesday, 7 December 2010


castle in the sky

flying to the moon!

but you dont have to worry cause i will come back soon!

and then we build our castle in the sky and in the sand - design our own world. ain't nobody understand.

i find myself alive in the palm of your hand.

as long as we are flying the world has no end!


Monday, 6 December 2010

i will make you well, tiger!

late at night kathi and i had a skype meeting from south london to east london

kathi --------- hello ------- daniel 

i cant wait until kathi moves into our house. she makes me happy. 

today we talked about our childrens book club 

our next meeting will be a long weekend filled with stories and lots of unhealthy sweet food such as 

pancakes with all kind of toppings
chocolate milk with marsh mellow floats

if you want to join our club you are more then welcome.!

 you just need to bring a pyjama and a blanket! or two.

and a book if you like too. 

write to 

for more informations

some of the books we will read that evening will be:






         ( translation : Janosch " i will make you well, tiger.!" )

wonderful title don't you think??? 


yuuhuuu.! wonderful story... too! i am super excited to read it again. last time i looked at it was on a bus ride trough london. back then it was shaky but a wonderful read. 
and one day i would live like mr. gumpy!


wow.! yuuuhuuu.