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
Thoughts on our society...
How blessed can one be?
Why do we allow our light to be dimmed in a world where anything is possible?
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
When the weather grows cooler in South Africa, and the rainy season starts in Cape Town, well I am keeping fingers crossed 🤞, Spring starts officially with the first weekend leaning towards 20 degrees. What a difference! Suddenly there is no gloomy faces or dark clothes anymore, restaurants and any place indoors is empty and … Continue reading The first warm weekend
The beauty of Autumn...
In German rusks are called 'Zwieback', however...
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