“You, a bed, the sea” (3)

aka Har$
9 min readApr 1, 2023
A broken cassette tape near a tree trunk on the pavement in the Amsterdam Pijp, with the tape spilling out.


“It is Friday. I woke up around 11:30. I didn’t sleep well, yesterday. Because I had some visions. I mean … strange, I was thinking that the music was following me, everywhere.
Now it is Friday night, around 3 o’clock Greek time. And I have been trying to call you from 2:30 on! But always the line is busy.

I’m watching Partyzone on MTV, and at the same time I am thinking about new guests for Jiggers. Today I got back from work at 2:30. I could have left much earlier, but it was fun. I went there at around 3:30 in the afternoon. It is on the other side of Athens, it is far, so I never really go there often. Today I went there waiting for the skaters that I arranged to come and do show stuff.
And they came, and we had fun.
They were, you know, kids, between 17 and 21 years old. And they were real skaters. Haha, and they were funny, talking with me like I were the serious one.
Then also the didgeridoo guy came.
He was great, he fascinated everybody.
My sister tried to play some didgeridoo for the show, but it was impossible. Everybody was jealous of him, the technicians, the cameramen…

There’s a guy on the team who’s about my age. He’s nice. We work together and, you know, he has…



aka Har$

is Harold Schellinx, a writer, artist, scientist living, working & roaming Amsterdam & elsewhere (harsmedia.com).