Category Archives: Life

“Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs – but move on.”

These days I go biking. To get fit, spend calories, the best excuse to eat afterwards. But also to let my mind run wild riding against the wind, between the trees, through puddles,… We have some lovely days. But other … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

At the start of last summer (which never really was a summer), my dad’s sister died. For mysterious reasons (probably called “mama”) we hardly ever visited his side of the family. I went to the funeral anyway. The eldest son … Continue reading

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And so started a voyage

I sold my gold. And so started a voyage. Where better to start than Egypt and the time of the pharaohs. The recent Arab Spring still scares tourists away. Sometimes I think governments, journalists create a psychosis. Don’t go there! … Continue reading

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What about added value?

  It’s been a while since I blogged, I am so ashamed… It seems as if time came to a stand still after Xmas. With my two teenagers I returned to the French Riviera, the place I lived for 11 … Continue reading

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When blood freezes in your veins

When blood freezes in your veins, life changes. But mostly: “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ( Henry David Thoreau ) So with my head high I will go forward, at my pace, at nature’s … Continue reading

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