Category Archives: Poetry & Quotes

The Creative Pause

From time to time you need to stimulate your creativity. From time to time it is good to take a step back and make a pause. Whatever activity you are involved in will benefit from your stopping and recollecting yourself. … Continue reading

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On Kindness

Many things can make the world a better place. As a base they all have a positive approach to our planet and other living beings. Love, helpfulness, care, concern… And at the centre of them all, there is Kindness. Kindness … Continue reading

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Amazing Autumn

As of the 21st of September it’s officially autumn. I want to celebrate the beginning of this colourful season in words & pictures ☺ Here two favourite poems: Septembermorgen – Eduard Mörike Im Nebel ruhet noch die Welt, Noch träumen … Continue reading

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Training the Other Hand

When I was twelve years old, I fell off the bike downhill and broke my arm. Unfortunately it was the right arm. In those days you were doomed to wear a big cast for months, and on top of that … Continue reading

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Bookstore Bliss

Bookstores are my favourite stores! Unfortunately, they are a species in extinction, due the raging e-commerce. Private little bookstores, run by amazingly well-read and well-informed book specialists are hardly to be found anymore, but OK, a big Waterstones is not … Continue reading

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Spring Renewal

We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. Joseph Campbell In many … Continue reading

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Instead of Hibernating

“Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.” Paul Theroux When the weather is snowy with a bit of sun winter is pure paradise! Going out hiking or snowshoeing in the crisp air and being dazzled by the bright sunlight … Continue reading

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Poetizing Life

When I read the expression “to poetize life” it instinctively appealed to me, even though I wasn’t really sure what it meant. Checking up the expression I learned that to poetize life means to “bring beauty and love to man, … Continue reading

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Books That Inspire

It is not the first time I read “The Untethered Soul” by Michael A. Singer. Already six years ago, I was struck by the simplicity of the author’s writing and how he treats the important theme on how to find … Continue reading

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Free Inner and Outer Spaces

Where I live should reflect who I am. I want my need for inner peace to be reflected by a harmonious, uncluttered home. I’m not striving for Japanese purity, but I need free surfaces. Alas, I am still attached to … Continue reading

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