This week I had a very special guest. Marc Gallagher visited me at home and we recorded some songs together.
Category Archives: Personal
Elton John, Madonna, Nikky
Here’s a little story about how Elton John and Madonna helped me to accept myself…
Here’s another comic that the lovely Planet Prudence did after I told her a little story from my ukulele life:
New Year – New Plans
Hi everyone, I hope you all had a nice Christmas vacation. Some of you might have expected to see a new video on my Instagram today. Instead you just saw a (pretty) picture of me and my ukulele. Now why is that?
The pressure to improve…
I’ll start with something honest and raw: I’m frustrated. I’m frustrated with my progress, with the feedback I get, with how my Instagram is dying down because I’m not producing good enough content,… But mostly I’m frustrated with myself and how I try to please everyone else and not look after myself.
“The Hippopotamus in your life” – Original Song
Here’s another original song. It’s called “The Hippopotamus in your life” and I can imagine that the title alone might cause some questions, so I want to give you a little backstory to the song.
I just realized that besides the really short introduction on my about page I never fully introduced myself. So here’s a little bit about me.
So here’s a question that I get asked a lot: “Why ukulele?” And I get it, out of all those instruments out there, why did I choose to play ukulele? To fully answer it, I need to tell you a bit of a back story about me.
Fighting the fraud police during my Ukulele Retreat
Last weekend I spent two days in a remote but very lovely little village in Lower Austria for a ukulele workshop weekend. Elisabeth Pfeiffer was our host and teacher (if you don’t know her I strongly suggest you check her out). I already attended most of her workshops at least once. It’s always nice toContinue reading “Fighting the fraud police during my Ukulele Retreat”
nikky.and.the.ukulele – two years in the making
As some of you might have seen on my Instagram, this week I celebrated my two year ukulele-anniversary (or ukeversary). But that’s not entirely true. I bought my first ukulele about 3,5 years ago. It’s the purpleish Tiger soprano ukulele, that I still sometimes feature in my pictures (don’t really play it much these days).Continue reading “nikky.and.the.ukulele – two years in the making”