After presenting my song at singing class last month, I was really bummed. I took a huge step outside my comfort zone, tried lots of new things and put myself out there. But I guess somehow it didn’t translate into the video, or wasn’t perceived like that by everyone and one of the feedbacks thatContinue reading “Sängerschmiede Part 6 – “Kann I sein””
Most of you read by now, that I was not too happy about my performance at The Tropical Winter Ukulele Festival (TWUF) and I want to take the time to do a little recap and get you some context to my feelings.
I spent the first weekend of October in a lovely ukulele retreat in Lower Austria. It was organized by my ukulele friends Manuela and Markus (who also joined me at UFO Festival). They opened up their beautiful home and hosted a fun weekend.
A couple of weeks ago I spent some three days at a seminar in Bregenz (at the other end of Austria). It was beautiful there and I had a really great time. However, one evening we had a bonfire to celebrate together and well, I guess you know what kind of story is coming now…
As most of you know I am a huge Amanda Palmer fan. On September 14th she finally came to Vienna again for her current “There will be no intermission” tour. I don’t want to do a full review of her show – or better shows. But since it was a very emotional ride for me,Continue reading “Amanda Palmer live”
I love social media. I really do. However, we all know that there are some not so shiny and happy things happening there as well. And a couple of weeks ago I got fully hit with a really mean comment.
Now that everything is getting a bit more quiet again I’ve had some time to think and started wondering, where this sudden urge to be on stage is coming from.
Social media seems to be the place where everyone is perfect and has this perfect life. Everything is polished, nothing weird or wrong to find there. At least that’s the perception I often get. For me, social media and especially Instagram hast always been a place to share my journey rather than just a polishedContinue reading “Posting something polished vs. my journey”
As you know, these feelings of not being good enough seem to haunt me regularly. Planet Prudence did a wonderful comic about it…
A couple of days ago a friend on Instagram wrote something that I could completely identify with and it made me think again about my own ukulele journey.