His name is Wesseh Freeman, he’s a self-taught singer and composer from Monrovia (Liberia). Wesseh is blind and plays music in the streets to make a living. He made his “guitar” himself out an oil can. What an inspiration!
Here is a short video (6 minutes) of her accepting the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards. In her speech she emphasizes the importance of artists alike keeping their integrity in the face of big corporations and capitalism. Saying that social change starts commonly from … More Ursula Le Guin, what an inspiring and insightful human being!
I am over the moon today as I realized I have reached a total of 100 followers. Honestly it made my day and therefore I want to thank each one of you from the very bottom of my heart for this. I’m not very fussy about numbers and followers usually, especially on this blog as … More 100 Follower’s!
Here is a short video about a young deaf boy in a rural Ugandan village. He starts to learn how to communicate. I had a friend in Tanzania in a local village who went through the same. It was an amazing transformation.
I have already had a few posts about these guys. They recently released a new song which is brilliant! It is in Swahili but its still great even for those who cannot understand Swahili. I have not been able to stop listening and dancing to it. These guys went to the same university as me … More Such a happy upbeat song!
This chocolate is like the cocaine of chocolate to me. Its is heavenly and I cannot resist eating all of it if there just is some in front of me. Although I would generally say that Finnish Karl Fazer chocolate is the best in the world no question, I still have to give it to … More My all time favorite chocolate.
Whilst I was watching this I was trying to imagine myself in the same situation. And to be honest I could not do that because it looked so surreal. At some point it all started to look like very good CGI was used. Anyway props to the guy for doing this!