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
Now, that the presents are all unwrapped, that the bird is eaten and that you are wondering how you are going to survive the excess that comes with New Year's Eve, it's time for me to say thank you. Thank you! Thank you for making the 4th edition of the Advent Calendar a success! So … Continue reading Advent Calendar 2018
She had been blessed with natural beauty. He studied her sun-kissed face. There was not even the slightest hint of makeup. Yet, he felt that she was more beautiful than any girl that had ever been this close to him. "Hatchi" she sneezed. "Sorry", she muttered while trying to regain her original position. He smiled, … Continue reading Wings
If it hadn't been for the minaret in the middle of the village, it could have been a Bastide in southern France. But it wasn't. Počitelj is a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After a trip to Mostar, we were at first hesitant if we should set out again to discover another place reflecting the multi-culturalism … Continue reading Počitelj
It was very cold the day that we went to visit Schindler's factory, so cold that the pen my professor was meant to use to sign my report card was frozen, after trying a few pens, we finally found someone who had ink that didn't freeze at the temperatures we were going through. It was the last class that I would attend in Poland during my Erasmus exchange...
The Winds of Change and Continuity Jean-Jacques rolled up the sails of his windmill, made sure that everything was in order before he headed home after a very long day. A strong wind had woken him during the night, a wind like he was lucky to have once or twice per year. Not too strong, … Continue reading The Winds of Change and Continuity