Now, life does not just consist of art. You also have to look after profane things like the household. We [Leonard Cohen & I] are both cleaner fanatics. If everything is not spotless, we can not work. We are so similar that sometimes it is eerie.
Anjani’s quote is from Mit Gedächtnisschwund kommt man schon sehr weit by Von Johannes Wächter. Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin: Issue 17: 2007 [via Google Translate], an interview with Leonard Cohen & Anjani Thomas about their connection. The illustrative photo atop post is by Guido Harari (other Guido Harari photos of Leonard Cohen can be found at the Wall Of Sound Gallery site.) The lower photo is by Andrew Stawick. Originally posted April 24, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric