Inspiring Nature: Simple Things that Make Me Happy

When it comes to nature, I like to keep things simple. Yes, a grandiose scenery can be beautiful, but I connect better with the more simple stuff. Trees are one of my favourites, because they are big and sturdy, they have seen a lot in their time, and they house who knows how many other…

Inspiring Nature: The Deep Blue

Water holds such a strong position in our lives, yet we don’t always see it clearly. I love water through all the senses. It is beautiful to look at, the sound of it is relaxing, its touch is soothing, its smell makes me think of life and growth, and yes, the taste is intriguing. I…

Why Do the French Eat Chocolate for Breakfast?

We are back from our first sun holiday of the year, which is why I have taken a break from writing. Now that we are settling down for more school, work, organising, worrying, caring for others, I can also sit down and process (i.e. write) some of the things I have witnessed in the last…

Hold Fast, Verjo, You Have Been Sentenced to Death by Fahrenheit 451

My last couple of weeks have been focused around one not so pleasurable event: my driving theory test. I know, I know, who on Earth who’s my age still does not have their driver’s licence? Well, me, for one. The test itself is stressful enough, but studying from a rotten piece of trash makes everything…