A Different Christmas Coziness.

With our fifth Christmas on Ibiza I have discovered coziness has just a different meaning here. You see it in the Ibizan streets, the shops, the restaurants, the houses: the tacky white and blue lights are cold and red lights are flickering like you are at a fair ground. The Spanish residents don’t seem to bother as long as they’re eating and drinking with their families and friends.

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Albatross Child {Poem}

I’m watching the magical albatrossWith her fluffy coat and clumpsy stepWaiting for the time to spread her majestic wingsLifted by the wind to cross the endless ocean Starting life on her ownThis adorable albatross childWith her stomach full of sadness I’m watching the albatrossHer brothers and sisters are sufferingUntil death releases them from their pain […]

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Amsterdam {Dutch poem}

Als de wereld is weggezonken in haar dromen, ben ik wakker, zwervend door maanverlichte straten zoekend naar de lichtpuntjes die het bestaan kleur geven. De lichtjes aan de gracht De muzikant op de hoek De brandende kaarsen voor het caféraam Het geroezemoes dat opstijgt in de nacht, vertrouwd en gevuld met hoop. Deze stad, die […]

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