Almost Asleep

You know that moment when your body has already settled down on the bed and is fast-tracking towards the slumberland, but then some sound triggers your brain to semi-wake up? And the result of this is a jumble of, sometimes, scary imagery being conjured up. But what if this imagery isn’t exactly neither a dream,…

Darker Future

As you know by now, based on my previous post, I am a Trekkie, and I do hold dear the idea of inclusiveness in the future of mankind. But at the same time, there is bleakness that seeps into my mind.

…Where books are burned first…

I can not believe that year after year after year, I come back to a very haunting quote that I first learned when visiting Berlin back in the 2000s.

I Should Not Have Done It!

A year ago, 17th of November to be exact, we got the keys to our new home, a beautiful house in the countryside. The interest rates were relatively low, electricity prices were reasonable, fuel prices normal and as a countryside dweller these are the costs that you have to calculate on top of the food…

Getting Older

We all do get older, that is a fact of life. For some of us that means age related crisis, for some it means having to pluch gray hair out from wherever, and it can mean facing the stark reality that your parents get old.


And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

Fear, Anger, Hate – Or Trolling?

Back in the last century, Jedi Master Yoda said something that has been made a quote since. That has resonated with me ever since, and judging by today’s social media standards, it really seems to have been sage advice. “Fear is the path to the dark side … fear leads to anger …  anger leads…