… on the 1st day of Christmas…

I used to love the season coming up to Christmas. Ok, so in South Africa you spend Christmas sweating through it, with watermelons, fresh salads, a braai, loadshedding and the obligatory layered trifle that is soaked in alcohol. Lekker Braai 🙂 I grew up with German and South African traditions. Normally some family member had … Continue reading … on the 1st day of Christmas…

The grief and tragedy in our world

It's almost Christmas and instead of the typical expectation towards the Advent time, the world is toppled in grief after the latest terrorist attacks. The sadness and solidarity permeates through the Internet, and with it the discussions as to whether it is fair that a world mourns one tragedy vs another. Is it fair that … Continue reading The grief and tragedy in our world