…”I was already feeling the familiar thrill of of beginning a journey, the sense of relief that always fills me when I know that I can not be reached, that I am not booked or expected anywhere, that I have no commitment except those created by chance. How wonderful is it to mix with a crowd as an ordinary traveler, free from one’s own role, … Continue reading This so unique Spirit of Travel
(n). Literally “Cloud Walker”. One who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams; one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature or art. In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge on State of Mind – another take with the same title to be published tomorrow. Another day, another state of mind, stay tuned .. Continue reading Nephelibata
Unless you are living under a (huge) rock, you must all know by now about the terrible terrorists attacks on Paris last Friday. I have spent the last decade working in war affected countries and Paris has always been my shelter, my little paradise where I could recharge my batteries with love and beauty. I feel deeply hurt and shocked. But I don’t hate anyone, I … Continue reading #ParisAttacks : 5 messages to my Facebook “friends”
In response to the Weekly Photo challenge ‘look down and capture the ground beneath your feet’ Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Where there’s a will …
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Continue reading Today is THE Day
Great news to wake up to this morning: Judge orders UN to lift suspension of Anders Kompass, who leaked internal UN report on alleged abuse of children by French troops in Central African Republic. Can you believe that the director of field operations for the UNHCR had been suspended because he took upon himself to inform the French army of the abuses committed by its men on children who … Continue reading The Men of the day: 1 judge, 1 artist and 4 whistleblowers
and feels the joy of quietness, he is then free from fear and he feels the joy of the dharma”. – Buddha Continue reading “When a man knows the Solitude of silence
Paris hit the news this week with another very hot love story! But this time, it went far beyond our National bedroom farces. This time, Mesdames, Messieurs the love story involves millions of couples from all over the world ! Millions of lovers who clamped padlocks to the railings as tokens of their desire to be “locked in love forever.” This symbol to me is … Continue reading If you love somebody, set them Free !