Tag Archive: Emotions

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

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

Make light

I wake up with a heavy head. Not because of a wild night out (I wish) No, rather a lurking notion of yesterday’s evening. Sleepless tears over a cup of tea, with you… Continue reading

Start: writing

I haven’t slept, and what does it matter now. It’s a new day and there is so much work to be done. But it’s cold and gloomy outside. So I just lay here,… Continue reading

Breezy beach thoughts

I find myself on a beautiful beach, with a name of many vocals, on an island in Greece. On my one side, the turquoise water gently laps the shoreline, where tourists and locals… Continue reading

What are you going to write about?

What are you going to write about, he asks. As if there was a subject. A task to be completed. He only asks because he’s curious. Perhaps a little intrigued. But I get… Continue reading

If I woke up, completely healthy?

‘What would I do if I woke up one morning completely healthy?’ The words are Kristian Gidlund’s, the drummer from Sugarplum Fairy, the poet, blogger and author of ‘I kroppen min’, the beautiful… Continue reading

In your own little library

Everyone of us is losing something precious to us. Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again.  That’s part of what it means to be alive. But inside our heads—at… Continue reading

When I least deserve it…

Love me the most when I least deserve it because that’s when I really need it. Swedish proverb

Women: we share, we care

My friend at home calls me on a Sunday morning, crying. Twenty minutes later I am in her kitchen. She is feeling emotional and calls her boyfriend who is abroad but he doesn’t want to… Continue reading