Author: Pierre Minik

  • Liontamer

    ”If you place a thing into the centre of your life that lacks the power to nourish It will eventually poison everything that you are and destroy you A simple a thing as an idea or your perspective on yourself or the world No one can be the source of your content, it lies within, […]

  • Sculpting an elephant

    ”A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn’t look like an elephant.“ George Bernard Shaw

  • “When I die”-joke

    When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car. Jack Handey

  • Lost Connections: Book quote

    “You aren’t a machine with broken parts. You are an animal whose needs are not being met.” Johann Hari, in Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – And the Unexpected Solutions. I didn’t plan to listen to an audiobook about depression. I just heard Johann Hari in Joe Rogan’s podcast and thought his […]

  • Drunk poem

    the sun shows up but not just yet the taste of tequila is still on my lip my conscience will falter for some things I can’t alter I try to pick a fight have I done anything right? I took too long and the ride is gone please just please pick up the phone

  • Reminder for myself

    We tend to view body and mind as separate things. They aren’t. Your mind is as much a part of your body as your organs, arms and head. It’s important to be diligent about maintaining a good rhythm for oneself. Here’s a byte-sized talk extracted from Andrew Huberman talks about helpful morning routines.

  • Slow is

    Slow is smooth and smooth is fast. U.S. Navy Seals

  • Nature and you

    On Planet Earth nature discovers you.

  • Crooked bread

    I think people who say: “Two wrongs doesn’t make a right”, aren’t people who tend to cut bread very crookedly.

  • The past

    “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” L.P. Hartley

  • Sins and punishment

    “We are punished by our sins, not for them.” Elbert Hubbard

  • Robbing yourself

    Life is the only thing you can rob from yourself. – @PierreMinik (but most likely said before)

  • Dusk view in Nuuk

    Dusk view in Nuuk

    Photo taken from my kitchen at dusk.

  • Night-time photography

    Night-time photography
  • too far

  • Think quietly

    Think quietly

    Maybe someone will read it, maybe not, but these are todays thoughts.

  • The Destination

    The Destination

    I love the road to there, but not getting to there. @PierreMinik

  • An Arctic Sunset-rise

    An Arctic Sunset-rise

    Greenland’s National Day is the day of summer solstice, when our daylight is at its longest. The midnight sun barely hits the horisont before it turns upwards again. This is a picture taken from my bedroom, a few hours after the sun kissed the horisont. It’ll be another month before we have nautical twilight.

  • Behind the Scenes: Streaming concert

    Behind the Scenes: Streaming concert

    The 4th of June there was a live online concert streamed simultaneously from Nuuk (Greenland), Reykjavík (Iceland) and Tórshavn (Faroe Islands). The Remains of the Commonwealth is a musical abstraction of the Danish Commonwealth where the three members of the group are playing live from the three geographical locations of Nuuk, Greenland, Reykjavik, Iceland and […]

  • Pride in Nuuk

    Pride in Nuuk

    The Rainbow flag proudly waving in the subtle breeze of a summer-ish day in Nuuk, Greenland.