Song of the day: Peter Frampton – Show Me The Way

Iconic. That word should not be used lightly to describe a song, but in this case it is absolutely justified. The energy. The vibe of happiness. The thingy taped to the microphone. Tip of the day: bookmark this page for occasions when you might need a shot of positivism.

And in case you wonder what a contemporary version would look and sound like, here’s a more recent recording.

I also impose a travel ban!

I hereby impose a 120 day travel ban denying access to my property (the house and the 400m² surrounding it) for people from the following countries:

Monaco, Panama and Cayman Islands: I understand that it is not always pleasant to pay taxes, especially if you have to pay a lot of them. But that is obviously only the case if you have come into even bigger sums of money (as I was not sure if ‘earned’ is a proper description, I opted to choose ‘come into’) – as far as I was able to find out, the first case of a tax rate higher than 100% still has to be reported upon. Continue reading