Buenos días hermosa playita. 

Buenos días hermosa playita. 

    On mornings like these I feel the richest woman in the world. This is our home. Here you see beautiful pictures of Cala Tarida’s beach on Ibiza of today, March 7. It’s almost too good to be true, right? Nothing is what it seems.. Like many pictures you see on social media, showing you [...]

Hippie watching in a plastic-soup of cigarette-ends

Hippie watching in a plastic-soup of cigarette-ends

This past week I wrote a readers-column for a Dutch newspaper called METRO. It's a newspaper you can get for free at each trainstation across the Netherlands. I used to be a fan and loved to read it while I travelled to work each day. Something is bothering me lately and tada! this column was [...]

Tales of Passion

Tales of Passion

About passionate hearts, injustice, poverty, feminism and a new world where the lives of women and girls will be improved tremendously. It's all in this inspirational, touching and, at times, humorous TED talk of writer and activist Isabel Allende. Here's a story of hope and love to share and watch this weekend! Hope you'll enjoy [...]

The road to freedom

The road to freedom

For many years now nothing has ever fascinated me more than the concept called “freedom”. Thank God freedom is more than a concept. It does really exist and you can even say freedom is a state of mind. I always associated freedom with dictatorship, theocracies and repressive regimes where people can't live in freedom. Where [...]

Angelina Jolie’s speech says it all

These striking words from Angelina Jolie on the humanitarian drama of Syria I came across yesterday through a friend - thanks to social media - . Despite the poor internet we're still having at our Ibizian home I just have watched the video of the speech (see link below). Some patience was needed. This is on [...]

Spain’s new “security” law

As we don't have TV and only instable internet on our mobiles I'm not aware of what the latest news - the world's latest tragedies - brings us. That's a true blessing and I've learned to appreciate this since we live on Ibiza. However, I've moments I'm dying to know what's happening outside paradise 😉 [...]