Monday, 30 June 2008
Within one and a half week we will go on vacation to a place where I will have no access to computers, and we will stay there for three or four weeks. I will have to do some painting too in this period, so I will have to travel back and forth. It is not far, only an hour by train. But it means that there will be no Soundtrack for a while. All the previous times when I was away from home, I managed to publish a daily episode. That was little effort,because I love doing this. But this time I simply don’t have the time and the opportunity. Unless a miracle will happen, which is not unlikely. Last week I painted at a place where they had a spare labtop, that I maybe can borrow for a month. We’ll see. I don’t mind the fact that for the first time since I started writing this blog, there will be a gap. That’s how life goes.
Today I worked in a house that is being completely renovated. The plan was that the work was finished by the time that I would start painting, but as always, that didn’t happen. So today I shared the house with two men, an “elektricien” and a “stucadoor”. Both in their late twenties, one married, the other single. The married guy had had sex with a women that lived in his street, but his wife doesn’t know it. It happened this weekend and he had to tell it in detail. He talked as if it was a great achievement, but the tone and the details revealed that he felt far from comfortable with the situation. And he couldn’t stop talking about it.
I have absolutely no interest in the sex life of other people, and if there is one situation where I don’t want to hear about it, it is while painting. Luckily they left early, so I could empty my mind for a few hours during the afternoon.
Here is a scratchy 45 from my collection of records about this subject. Where is the CD-box with soul songs about this subject? There are so many!