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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Game Over! Why I Play My Own Game Now.

Seeing us back then, I realize not any of us, including myself, had aspirations to make the world a better place or were supporting a cause beyond ourselves. We were so busy with our own lives and what we wanted for the future: well paid jobs, a nice house and a fat car, preferably with an attractive dude with a great sense of humor.

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A Ship Without Direction

A relationship, a friendship, a job or project needs time before we learn its worth and the ability to build on. It needs patience. It’s like climbing a mountain where you experience uncomfortable moments. For writing goes the same.

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Raif Badawi and the Happy Shares on Social Media

Did you ever notice that when you post something on social media that isn’t a holiday picture, a gorgeous sunset, a selfie, your baby or cat, your fitness workout/yoga or you in a cool restaurant/club, your active friends/followers become all of a sudden quiet? You hardly get any “likes” or comments? It’s oh so quiet..shh […]

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Yoga, my Companion on my Journey.

”The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.” ~ Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit I have fully embraced yoga since I discovered its power and healing energy. Flow, movement, effort and grace result in rejuvenation, gratefulness, calm and relaxation. When I’m on my mat, at times feeling uncomfortable, I know I will leave […]

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