Category Archive: Inspirational

The last post

It’s the last days of 2016.  9 years have passed since I started writing this blog, in my sunny kitchen in Cape Town, South Africa. A journey that took me all around the… Continue reading

The journey, home, into my heart.

We closed down the café under a pink September sky, and walked slowly along the river bank. As we came to the point where our paths parted, she gave me one of her big… Continue reading

There is no end, only new beginnings

It’s been exactly one month since I left Ubud. Those last hours, before leaving, feels both like yesterday and a life time ago. It was late in the evening and I was alone… Continue reading

When doves cry

It’s 3 in the morning but I can’t sleep. I blame the fact that the full moon is in Scorpio and the icon Prince just passed on for my sudden emotional need for… Continue reading

Mission accomplished

And just like that, they were gone. My three girlfriends that whirled into this house 2,5 weeks ago and filled it with laughter, spontaneous yoga sessions, deep conversations, lots of raw chocolate and… Continue reading

The magic of Bali Spirit Festival

There is no doubt that Ubud has a spiritual energy. The smell of incense offered outside temples and altars. The face of devotion, dignity and dedication, in the eyes of the Balinese. The… Continue reading

The Alchemy of Dreams

Alchemy: any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value It was two days before my 30th birthday. I had finally found… Continue reading

A new perspective and aligned purpose

Way up here, with Bali beneath and India before me, my mind becomes the clear sky. And every event and encounter since I started this journey, white, puffy clouds. From this perspective, I… Continue reading

Mind Conditions

I’m staring at a blank page but my mind is buzzing. Thoughts and feelings, insights and confusion, pleasure and pain, all seem to battle for my attention. I’m left without words to pin-point… Continue reading

Getting back to business

Two weeks into the new year and I am feeling a pull of pressure. In a good get going kind of way. I have let days drift by, going from one juice bar… Continue reading