Did I start it; did it start me?
‘I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate, and feeling nowhere so much myself a stranger as in my own country’, wrote Van Gogh in a letter to Horace M. Livens in 1886. About one and a quarter century later, my soul was feeling as empty as Vincent’s. All that was encircling me was not enough anymore. Some inner conditions were undermining my happiness somehow and I got to the conclusion that all I needed was a dramatic break with my past and present life'...Find out more about me