Q is for Questions – A to Z Challenge April 2015

It is important to ask questions. Without asking questions we will not learn more, or we will not learn the things that we want that truly interest us. In the Book “Sophie’s World” by Jostein Gaarder, the importance of questions is underlined. I read the book more than ten year ago, and still recall the passage on questions. A child is the perfect philosopher, as … Continue reading Q is for Questions – A to Z Challenge April 2015

P is for Penguin – A to Z Challenge April 2015

“Thank you”, I heard a fragile voice say. I looked around, I could see no one who could have spoken to me, after all I just got home, but no one else was there yet. “I am here”, I heard the voice again, I looked down into my arms, the penguin that I was carrying looked into my eyes nodding, I noticed a smile. Wait what?? Earlier … Continue reading P is for Penguin – A to Z Challenge April 2015

O is for Oma – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Oma, Omi, Omama short for Großmutter or Großmama, are the names that are given to Grandmothers in German speaking countries, and I have over the years found out that people with a German grandmother, or one of German origin tend to call her “Oma” too. The term Oma is often used to describe an elderly woman in Germany, who is probably more of a great-grandmother (Uroma) than … Continue reading O is for Oma – A to Z Challenge April 2015

N is for Nothing – A to Z Challenge April 2015

No, I was not going to use the word nothing to write nothing in this post. I am actually interested in what nothing means, how the concept of nothing works. Does nothing exist? Or can nothing exist? How can we define nothing? Do we actually know what nothing is? If I would have written nothing for this post, wellyou would all say: “her post contains nothing”. fair enough. If someone tells you that they are good … Continue reading N is for Nothing – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Halfway Into the A to Z Challenge – Inspirational Insomnia – Thank You All

Wow, I cannot believe it! We are already half way through the A to Z Challenge, and up to now I have managed to post every day. Today’s post is ready to go, but before that I want to give you a recap post on the challenge. I just woke up from a very short night, I was plagued by inspirational insomnia (I think that … Continue reading Halfway Into the A to Z Challenge – Inspirational Insomnia – Thank You All