So Spring has arrived this week with lovely Sunny days and almost Cape Townian-like winter temperatures to remind us that the earth is still moving around the Sun and Summer is making its way this side. 🙂 Of course in Cape Town Summer is still in full swing and Autumn will most likely start peeking … Continue reading Snowy landscapes
My passion for the classical Whodunnit...
I think no one can deny that it is summer in Germany. The sun is out at full force and one can barely hide... Its just as hot in the shade. The usual rain with the thunderstorms to cool things down have been shying away and the theories of the impact of the greenhouse gasses … Continue reading A hot and dry Summer
Sometimes, in a world filled with negativity, violence and pain one needs to take a small step back to reflect on the pure wonder in life. I am grateful for: 1. The train that still arrived on time, even if it was full and there was no seat left. 2. Being able to read … Continue reading My grateful list
Why do we allow our light to be dimmed in a world where anything is possible?
On Sunday the 13th of May it was Mothers day in Germany. For weeks before one gets bombarded with advertisements of what to get mom for mothers day... from jewellery to flowers, special restaurant and spa vouchers. With these little reminders it is difficult to not play back to the last days we spent together, … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Anyone that knows me knows that there are a couple of things that I get "carried away" with. Fairness Ethics Obstacles that are unnecessary Customer service And believe me, I have had many a conversation telling me I should not get emotionally involved and trust me I try... my mantra: focus on what you can … Continue reading The burden of caring
Ok, well not that horrific, but there are really things one does not want to hear when mourning. When tragedy strikes and one is suddenly faced with the loss of someone there are always other people involved. Well, life in general involves other people right? So unless you are a hermit, you are pretty much … Continue reading 6 Horrific things to say to someone who is mourning
Death. So here we sit again after just over a year and you have won the hand. Again. Your darkness holds many promises, many broken hearts, many tears. Somehow I wish to understand. Somehow not. As the black crow on your shoulder cries for the souls carried to some great place in the sky, somewhere … Continue reading Death
Reflecting on a new beginnings....