There is a lot of distraction
So now we are at anchor in Swanage. A lovely city
that climbs the hill along a bey overlooking Isle of White from a distance. Yes
we have not made it much further than we still can see the "white
A rockband kept us awake til midnight and soon you just heard desperate young men and women screaming on the beach. Hope they had fun, I remebered I had at that age...
As a stupid swede you think that there should be some sort of hang over today. Let´s go to the beach and just enjoy the sun, read and the kids can go crab fishing. Well even before ten that show was on again, loudspeakers, offers and of course by the beach there is everything you don't need. Try to ignore everything and read your book when the Red Arrows start to fly formations above you and make great stunts! Try again, and again.
And soon a family member is hungry and it is time to line up for something to eat. People everywhere! Which is fun of course! Believe me, I'm not complaining these are just reflections that hit me. How hard it nowaday to get a view free from offers, advertising, from distractions...
When you are at sea by yourselfe, it is five in the
morning there is nothing stopping you from thinking. I wish all of us that are hungry for entertainment that there was a
minute or two with silence. A minute or two with no excuses to avoid
serious reflections. All distractions take us
away from the possibility to find out what we really want and to do it.
Can't help looking at all of us that walk or even
run from one event to the other. Just as the Red Arrows are done there is a
street carneval and after that some bands
performing on stage again, and in between everybody has to send an sms or
It is good to jump off that wheel for a while and think it over, but also dangerous.