Father

Because everyday I celebrate his life.

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Blissful Quiet Birds, Fog and Farm Fields

Foggy days depict serenity, and I crave for them when autumn sets in. It is peaceful and yet transient with the promise to reveal a brighter day after the fog dissipates. Here is my submission of moments of blissful quiet to the WP weekly photo challenge, featuring the theme ‘Serene’, as proposed by editor @Ben […]

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Iceland in Four Days – Part II

This is my third post about Iceland. By now you guessed that I’m in love with the place, and you’re not wrong.  It is not just because of its beauty, though. Iceland delivers the expected breathtaking vistas, but it is what I felt and thought when looking at it, that struck me. While appreciating the […]

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Glow

“It is easy to see the glow but hard to recognize the awakening of silence.” ― Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun This week’s photo challenge asks us to explore ‘glow’: “The Golden Hour is the time of day before sunset or after sunrise, when the light is soft and glowing.” Photo made in […]

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You May be Tall But You Will Feel Small

And as we introduced each other during a Skype call, he told me that he was under the impression that we had already met in person, years ago, during a management conference in Switzerland. I couldn’t remember him at all, and the more he described that encounter, the more embarrassed I felt. He had his […]

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Sunsets of Mallorca

After exploring the idea of going to Iceland and perhaps get lucky to catch the Northern lights, we headed to the south of Europe for one-week vacations. Just in time, as the Autumn rains in Amsterdam had started to vaporize every memory we could have had about summer and sunnier days.

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Reflections on Orchids, Life and Aging

Orchid flowers are beautiful for having a sophisticated simplicity.  I enjoy gardening, but as I live in a canal house in Amsterdam, I cultivate some small trees in the roof terrace and flowers inside the house. This year one my orchids blossomed in early March and exhibited three beautiful stems of flowers until two weeks […]

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