Sketched up this drawing yesterday… Researching it, I wonder why it is so often the young that have to change the ways of the adults, and the kids that take action to stop their parents from ruining our planet
Still trying to grasp the change here, from fighting loneliness, to moving as far away from each other as possible... it seems like it happened in a second
The latest news tells everybody to keep a distance to stop the virus... Schools are closed, public places empty and we are all keeping our distance
Challenges from pollution, to habitat loss, to hunger, to climate change might have at least one thing in common - Those closest to them can play essential roles in solving them
Innovating is often better with an element of chaos, chance and music mindsets thrown into the session
Drawing of a group of people holding hands making a search chain, and the same people making a line, walking after each other. Community illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Preparing my talk about Citizen science and how we can understand it, both as creating trails and as images, I sketched up a scientist in a boat with just one oar
Expectations comes in many forms - some of them are our own, in our backpack - other expectations are from those around us
What we focus on seems to me to define us more than we realize, no matter if we walk away from it or towards it.
Habits are a bit like places... or maybe we can also see them as trails? Notes on habits, recovery and paths
Could we become less addicted to our phones by designing small beds to them, using the old association technique of mapping the need of letting people sleep, onto our phones, or is it just another gadget to fix a gadget?
Umbrella vs boots - seeing what we lack The double envy paradox Text and illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt Often the grass can look greener on the other side, as we focus on what we lack instead of what we have. The good thing is that by talking together we can get the other side of... Continue Reading →
The walk of life is one of the most used metaphors in our language and in making sense of landscapes of understandings
Thoughts on how we went from spear throwing warriors, over self-sheltering businessmen, to become the modern Selfie taking man
8. March, 2019 I wonder if a home is much more than a house and a place... Things like a relationship, a feeling, a time, a trail... and a story. A story we follow in all we do, both day and night.
The approaching sea level rise, with walls of water heading for our cities is so scary that most of us simply ignore it