Reflecting

All the other things in between, aka life

When kindness breeds generosity

When kindness breeds generosity

I was Miss Sourpuss the other day .....irritated by just about anything and everything ...the person I smiled at, who did not smile back; the idiot behind me in the car, who saw my indicator as I...

….lonely in the sea ….

Language is a funny thing. For many it is about being correct, for many others about being understood. Somewhere in between these positions,  a sea of misunderstanding can unintentionally be...

Bieber in our lives ….

Bieber in our lives ….

There has been a girl boy, pre-teen power struggle going on in my household of late - the battle ground: Justin Bieber, a (in my terminology) teener bopper who has girls worldwide doing what two...

Valentine’s Day

Monday is Valentine's Day anno 2011. In a recent rummage of what I am now referring to as my 'memory' box (blogged about earlier), I came across - amazingly enough - a Valentine card I received anno...

The circle is complete …..

The circle is complete …..

I am no longer a self conscious, unsure teenager living far from home. I am an adult, a mother, mature - though still living far from home. When I was a teenager writing aerogrammes home (from...

SOOO cool!

I could think of no other title for this blog .... Earlier this year, my Alma mater, the Institute of Social Studies, requested permission from its graduates to scan and publish our Masters theses...

It’s about the people, people!

It’s about the people, people!

It has been a little bit of a hobby horse for me, the fact that the international status of the city has as much to do with the international individuals in it and their contributions to the...

Bicycling for Inspiration

Until I moved to the Netherlands riding a bike was a form of exercise, not necessarily a mode of transport - if that distinction makes sense. When I got back on a bike, then, it had been 10 years...

For some inspiration to encourage you, take a look at my articles for those on the move