A Minimalist Life – part II –

A Minimalist Life – part II –

It wasn’t planned yet, but it’s time now to say goodbye to our “Silver Shadow”, our grey van. After some expensive repairs last year, she needs one again and therefore failed the ITV (the test vehicles need to undergo in Spain every year or 6 months). Three years ago we travelled with this van fully [...]

Green Christmas And Other Thoughts

Green Christmas And Other Thoughts

These last weeks of 2016 are really the dark days before Christmas if we look at the weather. Even on Ibiza. Dark grey skies, wind, hardly any sun. It rained cats and dogs this past week. Thunder and lightning. A  loud bang in the air. The bad weather kept many people mostly inside their houses, just [...]

The stillness of Ibiza winter

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 [...]

Awake

Awake

  She wanted to be saved only by herself because deep down she knows her way   Last Thursday night I couldn't sleep and felt overwhelmed by that annoying little monster.. again. Every now and then it comes and visits me, preferably at night: doubt that takes over and brings me out of balance. These [...]