Month: June 2020

  • Let’s Go Home. Unbreak Our Broken Relationship with Animals.

    Let’s Go Home. Unbreak Our Broken Relationship with Animals.

    If there’s one sentiment, one state of being, one need, that prevents us from learning and growing, it’s comfort. The modern human is addicted to comfort. That makes the fight against climate change and racial injustice so hard. Comfort, it’s the synonym for chicken soup.  At the moment I’m reading ‘Eating Animals’, a book by […]

  • A No-Nonsense Island to Love.

    A No-Nonsense Island to Love.

    These past weeks we are working on what will become our new home. Days consist of digging and shovelling rocks, but with many breaks, as the Mediterranean sun shines powerfully this time of year and it makes it all really, really sweaty.  Although I don’t know the island well yet, Mallorca is a place to […]

  • Onrecht om van te janken. {Dutch}

    Onrecht om van te janken. {Dutch}

    “I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” ~ Audre Lorde  Nog krap een week en we komen aan bij de langste dag van het jaar. Er valt bar weinig […]

  • New home in rural Mallorca.

    New home in rural Mallorca.

    The year 2020, it’s a dramatic year so far. My wish to retreat to a peaceful place and to be disconnected for a while is present. In fact, we (my man and I) have found such a place and each time I’m there, I feel more free and safe than ever before. A freedom which […]