And we still haven’t learned anything.
We know now what happened to those three young women who left the UK in Spring 2015 to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria. I am still not sure what to think about them. Especially as the young woman who tries to come back to the UK didn’t seem to have any regrets in the beginning. But we do not know how much she was brainwashed…. read more Continue reading Of Young Women, Radicalisation and the Western World
This was first posted in March 2015 My poems last week were a little dark. There is so much going on in my life as well as in the world around me and it needed expressing. The fear, the worry, the not-understanding needed to be expressed. But as sure as spring comes after winter and life goes on no matter what and how hope needs … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #288 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Hope That Will Never Die ~ a #poem
July 2019 We celebrate 30 years of the wall coming down in November but we are so occupied with Brexit, the orange man in the White House and climate crisis that we have no time to remember the hope this event produced. Such a shame the “Ewig Gestrigen” how they are called in German, are on the rise again. “Die Ewig Gestrigen” means “Those who … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #287 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ And Life Still Goes On ~ a #poem
July 2019 I am still working on this topic but it’s on another level now. Not quite sure where but I am moving on… March 2015 For a while, my poems will be very personal. I am in another stage of healing from old wounds and poetry has always helped me to figure things out. Now I know many think that personal poems can’t be … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #286 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Not A Question Of Life And Death! ~ a #poem
Hello my dear friends, how are you doing? I hope all is well in your neck of the woods and if not feel embraced and blessed.
This morning I had the chance to watch the first episode of “Citizen Rose” in which Rose McGowan tells her story. I am rather torn. I expected to be motivated to act and be in my truth but to be honest I do not find her particularly empowering. I agree with many of her statements and she expresses so many feelings that I feel but I somehow cannot fully connect with her and her story. I can’t figure out why. Not that this would make a difference. …. Continue reading Of Thrivers & Survivors *attention might trigger”
Hello, dear people of the blogoverse. How are you doing?
I hope life is treating you well and if not, know, that my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sure today’s blast from the past should have come before this post. However, I used to write several blogs (oh stop, I am doing it again, don’t I? Ah… never mind ;-)) and maybe I just mentioned Terry Pratchett on this one later. Who knows…. Continue reading Leaving the Anger Behind or Life is Strange
Hello, dear people of the blogosphere. How are you doing? I hope life is treating you well and if not that you have someone to cuddle, a big bar of chocolate or a blog to let it all out. And if all else fails know, that I am thinking of you and send you good vibes!… Continue reading Not wordless at all but rather warm…
Hello my good people of WordPress and wherever you might blog or read blogs. How are you doing my dears? I am nearly asleep. Done the bad step to put Farmville2 back on my phone and couldn’t stop playing last night. But we got up at 4am to allow a dog walk while it is still cool (in fact I’ve been freezing at the beach) … Continue reading Of Gates of Hell, Good News & PodCasts
Happy Music Monday, everybody. I am making it short today. My blast from the past from March 2015 and the fitting song 😉 Continue reading Happy Music Monday Everybody!
Hello my dear friends, how is your Saturday going? I hope life is treating you kindly and if not make sure you have a big pot of ice-cream close by 😉 .
Have you heard of the Summer Rebellion?… Continue reading Of Rebels and Mice