Remember? I used to do these coffee shares on a weekly basis for quite some time. This morning, I thought that maybe I should join in again. In a year, where virtually meeting with friends and family has become the new normal, I no longer know how to welcome you, my dear reader into my … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 26th September 2020
What are 20 years? 7305 Days, or 240 months. When you are 20 years old, it is all you know those year are childhood, teenage years and the beginning of adulthood. When you are 40 it is half your life, when you are 60 it’s a third, and when you are 80, then 20 years … Continue reading 20 Years
Last week school was out for "All Saints Holidays" (strange name for school holidays in a country where showing religious signs in public spaces, especially in schools, isn't allowed), and I had the occasion, to spend a whole day with just my daughter. When you are a big sister it isn't all that easy to … Continue reading Yetis and Music, Walks and Other Smiles
It was November, it was definitely November. Rachel looked out the window. Rain was pouring down from the grey almost black sky. November. What a month. No light. Rachel grabbed her bag, her umbrella and glanced at her feet. The shoes, that she was wearing were most certainly not going to help her keep her … Continue reading The darker season
I still exist. And I want to be back in the world of blogging. The thing is, that in the past blogging went from fun to a chore. Posting regualarly, replying to comments, returning visits, visiting blogs I want to visit... After my mother's death and even more so after the birth of my second … Continue reading Nano Poblano 2019, here I am!
Celebrate your mom today! https://www.instagram.com/p/BlTbBZthLe-/ I am thinking a lot about my mom lately. It was on the 10th of May three years ago, that she received the diagnosis. For her and us, her family and friends a world-altering diagnosis. She had been diagnosed with cancer. On that day we did not know the extent … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day – Fundraising
Earlier this year I mentioned on my blog that I want to change professionally. From time to time I have had posts in a self-analysis style. In a way sharing these thoughts, makes me feel less lost. So the truth is that there are quite a few truths. I wrote a guest post for Gulara … Continue reading Truth – T – A to Z Challenge 2019
The continuous humming that had accompanied us for the past weeks, suddenly stopped. It was eeryliy The continuous humming that had accompanied us for the past weeks suddenly stopped. It was eerily quiet when we woke up. Out at sea, it was always quiet, but now, we realized that the sound of the engines had … Continue reading Ship – S – A to Z Challenge
Recalling your green eyes on that beautiful day. Every delicate food that my mouth tasted. Many minutes uselessly wasted. Every kiss he blew from far away. Moaning about the lack of money. Befriending a stranger. Enjoying the absence of danger. Realising that the cake contained honey.
"Sorry" the woman behind the counter apologised, not sounding apologetic at all. I looked at her with a quizzical look. What was she pretending to be sorry for? It wasn't the queue I had waited in for the past two hours. "Miss, I must tell you that you have waited in the wrong line." My … Continue reading Queue – A to Z Challenge 2019