Sometimes coming home is not as good as you hoped it would be. Coming back to the island however, it surely was. When I arrived last Wednesday by ferry early in the morning in Palma and my feet stepped on Mediterranean soil again, I felt butterflies in my stomach. Somehow I feel I belong to [...]
Deze twee zuster-eilanden zijn als dag en nacht. Waar het ene zusje de boho-queen en de artistieke, hedonistische, zwevende vrijheidsliefhebber is, niet zelden in een witte Range Rover, is het andere zusje, back to basics, stevig met twee benen op de grond, en doet zich niet beter voor dan ze is; ze durft echt te zijn, neemt niet meer, maar zeker ook niet minder plaats in, is no-nonsense en rijdt in een oude pick-up of op een snelle racefiets.
Last month I made the difficult decision to quit my job. Things became suddenly so clear that I could no longer stay. To take the decision itself wasn’t that hard as my whole being felt this isn’t right anymore. I feel grateful to be supported in this change by my positive rock-solid man. Three years ago I [...]
Do you know these moments that all seems so perfect and beautiful, that life is a sweet miracle? You look around, soaking up everything you see, and you are not in the past, not in the future, but really here and now. All seems to work. There are no worries, no difficulties that weigh heavy on you. It’s all just fine. Life is good.
Do you feel it: September blues? September always has been a melancholic month for me. The melancholia especially started when I was a law school student. September meant farewell to warm summer nights, late dinners with friends on the balcony and the vibrant city full of expectations where the days were still long. At the [...]
Why my temporary alone time isn’t unconditional love. I love you as I can be all by myself these months with my thoughts, plans and moods. Me, myself and I. Just be me. No expectations. Go buying vegetables on the market not today, but tomorrow, it doesn’t matter. Let the dish-washing in the kitchen for [...]