Sometimes life takes paths that we do not want it to take. Sometimes things happen that we know will happen, but that we do not want to happen. There is a thing called death, dying, loosing a loved one, that we are never completely ready for, even if everything points into that direction. Last month, just 3 days, after I posted my #1000Speak post, my … Continue reading Compassion, I never asked for it – #1000Speak
I have been silent for some time now. The month of February only say 7 posts, of which two were guest posts (if you have not read them yet, please check them out). One was about Carnival in Cologne by Conny Kaufmann and the other about Mardi Gras by Diana Gordon. I did not promote their posts as much as I would normally do. I … Continue reading Breaking the Silence
Yesterday, when I checked my phone in the morning, I could not miss the headline of the day, David Bowie had died.
I do not have a deep connection with Bowie’s music. It was not the soundtrack of my youth. Still Bowie did make his appearances here or there. Continue reading “I remember him my own way”
Last week, on the lookout for positive images from Paris, I came across something that was both beautiful and sad. Maybe sad is not the right term, maybe melancholic. I don’t stare at the ground, but keeping a vigilant eye is important as there can be some minor accidents regarding shoes, it has gotten a lot better over the last few years as the fines … Continue reading Chalk Lines
She dried her tears with her handkerchief. There he lay, helpless, lifeless, cold, so fragile and so small in his wafer thin coffin. He, who had been her best friend, her true love, her soulmate, her little brother, her twin. Mother had always been worried about his health. The doctor had told them more than once, that they would be lucky if he reached the … Continue reading An unlikely death