A collection of “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor” images

A collection of “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor” images

When I decided to make a new website, I came up with a bunch of different domain names. It’s hard, because nearly all good (and bad) names are already taken. Even a seemingly obscure domain name such as BazingaPunk.com (a Sheldon quote from The Big Bang Theory) is occupied. I showed a few of my […]

Hello world!

Hello world!

Hey there, I’m Lars and welcome to my new website A Smooth Sea. This little introduction was written on January 2nd, 2013. I imported a few older entries from another blog, so even though this is the first thing I’ve written for my new site, it’s not the first post in the timeline. I will […]

Things grown men do together

One of my childhood friends recently bought two pairs of fly jumpers (they’re also called bockers, jumping stilts, sky jumpers and powerstriders). They are not hard to walk or even run with, but it’s very difficult to achieve the agility and vigor seen in the videos below. The bockers are quite heavy, so running with […]

Born to run

Most of my childhood friends are on vacation and out here with me. To get to play with the friends I love, as much as I want every day on the countryside during the summer is basically my idea of paradise. Because of that, I haven’t made much music the past two weeks or so. […]

Yosemitebear Mountain Giant Double Rainbow: “What does this mean?!”

Wonderful, surreal, hilarious: this guy really loves rainbows (or life, or both). His epically intense enthusiasm sparked by the beautiful phenomenons of nature somehow reminds me of Will Ferrell. Check out the “full-on double rainbow all the way across the sky” in the video above. “There’s a lesson here: Look at everything with a child-like sense of wonder, […]

Dreaming colors, WTF?

I’m used to exhausting nights with surrealism that would even spook David Lynch, nightmares and intricate murder mysteries with surprise twist endings (how can my subconscious keep track of all the different details, while also keeping them hidden from me until the very end?). I’m no stranger to lucid dreaming à la Vanilla Sky, and […]