On Belonging

On Belonging

The question of belonging had long been on my mind. I am what is called a “third culture kid”, my parents have two different nationalities (Romanian and German) and I was born and grew up in a third country, which is Belgium. I grew up speaking German at home (my...
Natural immunity- your best line of defense

Natural immunity- your best line of defense

A few days ago, I was listening to a rather long radio programme, where a group of scientists, politicians and other health officials were discussing the best measures of protection against Covid. Using the habitual language of war on the virus, lines of defense etc....
Welcome to the Winter Light sessions 2020

Welcome to the Winter Light sessions 2020

Someone can be madly in love with you and still not be ready. They can love you in a way you have never been loved and still not join you on the bridge. And whatever their reasons you must leave. Because you never ever have to inspire anyone to meet you on the bridge....
Eco-villages and following your heart

Eco-villages and following your heart

Many years ago I had this dream of travelling to the US and Canada to visit alternative communities. I was fascinated by the concept of eco-villages- urban or rural communities in which people cohabit to varying degrees, according to a set of social, economic and...
On belonging

On belonging

The question of belonging had long been on my mind. I am what is called a “third culture kid”, my parents have two different nationalities (Romanian and German) and I was born and grew up in a third country, which is Belgium. I grew up speaking German at home (my...