„Nothing in this world that’s worth having comes easy.“
This is a quote from one of my favourite series „Scrubs“.
And there is no sentence that fits better to the last half of my year.
I took all my time, energy and love into one vision:
Travelling in my own campervan to write music by September 1st.
I quit my job to have the freedom of following my vision.
I neglected my social life to convert my van into a camper.
And after months of work, the campervan was finally done.
But then the motor was broken.
The car dealer refused to repair the damage and I got into a legal dispute with him.
I wanted the motor to be repaired as soon as possible.
But there wasn’t much I could do about it but wait.
September 1st passed and the motor was still broken.
Waiting made me crazy.
So a good friend of mine and I decided to use the time.
We took our bicycles and drove from Kassel to Hamburg without any preparation.
500 Kilometers in 5 days.
We hoped that the campervan would be fixed as soon as we reached Hamburg.
Our knees ached like hell.
Our hope diminished with every day passing by without any good news.
I was both physically and mentally at the end of my powers.
But then something magical happened.
Just 1 hour before reaching Hamburg we got a call that the motor was fixed.
My campervan was finally ready for his first big road trip.
As if this weren’t enough, Hamburg greeted us with the best late summer weather.
Finally, two weeks delayed I’m ready to bring my vision to life.
And although the legal dispute is still ongoing, I know one thing for sure:
Don’t underestimate the power of endurance.