Mermaids away from home

I recently moved to a different continent and it sure feels like the other side of the world to me. I live at the US Pacific coast now, a nine hour time difference away from home. When my day starts, my family and friends at home are just about to end their workday to start … Continue reading Mermaids away from home

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“Flowers are born from poop, nothing is born from diamonds!”

It can be solid, or liquid. It can hurt, or be a relief. It can have different colors, brown, beige, yellow, green, even almost black. Usually it stinks, but this is not always the case. It can have different shapes. It can be round, pizza-like, an amorphous mass, in small balls or in big balls, … Continue reading “Flowers are born from poop, nothing is born from diamonds!”

From handwarmers to snowflakes and what they have in common

This weekend the winter really arrived. It is freezing cold out here and I finally get my hopes up for some snow to arrive (pleaaase!). Ever since I was a small child, snow raised fascination inside myself as it probably did for most children. And also now, every year I hope for a white Christmas. … Continue reading From handwarmers to snowflakes and what they have in common

Let’s go shopping in Congo!

While I was reading about environmental problems and land use, I stumbled upon a news that shocked me quite a bit. Well, I guess that it is a common knowledge that we, the humankind, are quite dirty, greedy, gluttonous being. We like to eat a lot, often we eat to much (I encourage you to … Continue reading Let’s go shopping in Congo!

Not so ferocious after all!

Today I was at my computer in my office, when a colleague of mine stopped by to ask me something. The first thing I noticed was her shirt. Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and Pterodactyls all over the place! This immediately brought my memory back when I was 10, and my father coming back for a trip brought … Continue reading Not so ferocious after all!