Voice to the voiceless: Oscar winning actor, Joaquin Phoenix.

Using their fame to tell the world an important message. Quite some famous actors and actresses are doing it. Leonardo DiCaprio, who is also known as an environmentalist, used his moment when he received an Oscar for Best Actor in 2016 to say climate change is happening now. Angelina Jolie, who defends human rights and…

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Love Liberates, It Doesn’t Just Hold, That’s Ego.

Stories inspire. Find stories that heal, surprise or put a smile on your face. Listen to Maya Angelou’s wonderful tale about love.

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Rather celebrate womanhood.

The French writer and film director, Yann Moix (50), caused female outrage last week after claiming he’s “incapable” of loving a woman aged over 50 because she’s “too old”. Here’s my answer to the angry women.

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Intentional 2018

It’s Friday and twelve days of the new year have almost passed. 2018 is still fresh, young and hopeful. I’ve read quite some posts from people on Instagram, some of them just random strangers, people from all over the world, telling how they feel about 2017 and what their intentions are for this new year…

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The stillness of Ibiza winter

Ibiza Summer is in full swing, it has that great dynamics and vibrant atmosphere, but it’s also damn busy with loads of tourists and cars. A few days ago I walked in the hills near our home and only one runner (you must be crazy running with the sun burning on your sweaty skin!) passed…

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Saudade

Is it possible to fall in love with a hhmmm…  a word?  Oh yes, that sure is possible. I do know now. It happened to me. We never met before. Never heard of each other before. Until I was listening to music on youtube and it was love at first sight. There it was and…

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Note to self!

Our stuff from our former house in Amsterdam has arrived on Ibiza.. Only memories will remain. And those I take with me wherever I go. The happy, funny, unforgettable, lovable..  The stupid, sad, beautiful, bitter, but sweet and part of this life…When doors are closing, others will open. How beautiful is that? But don’t forget…

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The Best Things In Life Are Free

Saying goodbye to things and moments which are gone. How are you with this? …Decided to put our Amsterdam house on the market and preparing it for possible buyers at the moment. Tidying up things in the house. 39 years through my hands. Such beautiful loving things I have seen again after all these years…

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We all are lionesses

 Last Friday early in the morning the plane to Ibiza left without me. This last week we found ourselves in stormy weather… The peace I felt last Tuesday after my sister and brother-in-law came home from the hospital and seeing their smiling faces and telling these  words …no cancer…Tears of joy! I have never…

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