Spring Break – Time to work!

Today I wrote my last exam for this semester, and apart from some smaller stuff, I am now on vacation until April. Spring Break!! I felt great today, not only because the exam went well, but also because I could kick off the vacation with some art. I finally could get back to my oil painting and I consider the picture (almost) done :) I might add some…

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Christmas Gifts? Here are 7 Ideas!

In case you are drawing a blank on gift ideas for Christmas, here are some suggestions: Make a Card: You can use any material, like old magazines, colored paper, felt or candy wrappers. Just choose a simple design or think of your own. Here are some examples I did, but it can be much simpler as well, more is often less! Cook a good meal Write a Poem/Song:…

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Travel-Log Day 40-59: Final Laps and Fun!

As in the previous weeks I've been keeping busy. I could get to know my interns better than before, realizing what treasures they really are. They are not perfect and have their battles, but they are great people. I can see what I need to learn just by seeing other people. They are like a mirror or my own issues. I learned, for example, that you need to…

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Travel-Log Day 37-39: Something Serious and Something Fun

We have a less packed schedule this week, but this doesn't mean we are doing nothing. Yesterday we learned a lot about the topic of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, as this is one of the outreach focuses of the House of Prayer (HOP) here. The HOP networks with, help equip and prays for ministries who fight against human trafficking, and in the past they have started and…

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Travel-Log Day 21-27: Lots of Sun, Lots of Food, Another Song!

Last saturday we went out to dinner at a local Taverna and ordered some "Mezze". A Mezze is a group of many different dishes and you need at least 2 people to eat 1 Mezze. We were 8 people and ordered 6 Mezze, 4 of them meat and 2 of them fish. The taverna's back porch is covered with grapes and is very nice. I enjoyed eating "Cyprus…

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Travel-Log Day 16-20: New Song, Hair-dos and more Food!

I haven't been posting many updates because it's really busy here. I can't share everything (that would be too much!) but here's some news: Among many other things, I've been leading some art and music in the House of Prayer. The "art stream" is once a week, always on Tuesdays. We encourage people to allow themselves to be creative, to express what they are feeling in prayer and…

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Travel-Log Day 12-15: Work, Rest and Writing a Song!

After going to Salamis and Varosha (the ghost town), the rest of the week was spent with hearing and participating in teaching. I got to know some of my interns and support the art workshop session on Friday. Also, I went on Friday evening to visit two of my interns at their appartment and cook dinner with them. We made a lentil-curry soup, simple but effective! Today I…

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CD-News

I've already gotten some really good feedback, comments and questions about my new CD. If you want to add your two cents or order a "real CD", let me know! I'll make a short Q&A-Video soon, and I'm burning the CDs today! I even got to borrow a CD-burner from my church. You can burn up to 5 CDs at once! :)

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“Crossroads” is out!

Big news! My CD "Crossroads" is finally available on the Internet (Search words: "Nicole Heymann Crossroads")! You can get the songs at places like iTunes, Amazon-Music, and so on. Here are the according links: Itunes Amazon-Music You can also get "real CDs" for 6,50 Euros a piece. Those who pre-ordered the CDs will naturally get them first! Take a listen at the song "Popcorn" here:

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The Conference done, the CD is done!

I just got back from the SfC-Connect Conference in Hohengrete, Germany. One week of great teaching, workshops, friends and a bit of a time-travel to the 70s (the retreat center looks like a 1970s-movie set, even the brochures fit the time period!) And I got the final versions of my recorded songs back from my producer Daniel Jakobi​! So exciting! In a few days they'll be available in…

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Send me your Questions for a Q&A-Session about my CD!

I'm going to release my CD "Crossroads" soon (in form of "real" CDs and iTunes,Amazon Music, etc.) Most of the work is done, so now I'd like to hear your questions: What do you want to know? Any questions related to art, music, the creative process and inspiration or even just life will be accepted. The most creative and interesting questions will be brought together in a special…

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