Don’t you have the same too once in a while? That there is a movie in your head? On repeat? Over and over again? This I have recently. The day my mother died. I realized that I never put it on paper, this day, this rather special day in a way. Not for me but […]
Facebook is a terrible invention. I am happy that I am out of there, though it is only a month or so. However, it is enough time to have ‘forgotten’ about it, how it is not part of my life anymore, or, how I’m no longer part of Facebook’s money making machine. But I also […]
Malaysia is an Islam/Muslim dominant country, which also has a multicultural society, has a democracy, and that we are living peacefully with each other. I would like to speak up against the rising Islamophobia in the West by giving my input in the debate in a positive way from my own experience trying to give […]
The finale of the 14th General Elections (GE14) in Malaysia are Epic. There simply is no other word than epic to describe the course of these elections. It teaches that voting matters. It teaches that your right to influence your country absolutely is possible. In Malaysia, after about a 60 year rule of the leading coalition, Malaysians voted the opposition in power.
Today was such a day, at least, a part of it. Before I was home permanently in Malaysia, Hadie spend quite some time with her parents. That’s easy, it’s the same house, though we divided it in two parts. However, the garden we share and we basically all the time can hear from each other […]
I’m talking about not having Facebook anymore, not having Twitter anymore and not having Instagram anymore. A list of 7 experiences I have experienced after#deletefacebook
Somehow, no matter where I travel through Malaysia, getting to know my new country, everything revolves around food. I think I have mentioned food already in many posts about Malaysia and, true, many good moments are in presence of food! It was Friday. And on Fridays we always have our ‘cheat day’ from cooking ourselves […]
All revolves around….. Heat! That’s an obvious no-brainer, still it has its consequences in daily activities.
Are you ready for it?
Only recently I found out what responsibility ‘moving out’ has and that I have to ‘let go’ of concepts that was all too natural to me. It is easy to fly continents but that flight is so much more than sitting in a tube 35.000 ft above ground.
Or, a Decent F*cking Car! And that was badly needed…
In this part a nuance and explanation as to why I leave Facebook with more words. It has been on my mind already for a while and I have been going back and forth with thoughts regarding what Facebook really means for me and
For too long I have been on screens giving away privacy and all. I came to think – I have this blog, so why not using it? It can do exactly the same if not better! I made this new category and also menu item “Daily Musings” which I will use similar as I have […]
The story of food and personal experience with food and my mother’s cancer. I walk you through my general look on food to go deeper into each element of food and its function to the body. The red line is how food related with my mother’s disease.
I very much would like to have an answer to this question: What is the product, or result, when kids in the USA are being moved in a school bus and supervised for the majority of the day throughout their most formative years, rather than move themselves?
My malaria experience in which I tell my story how it is to have malaria in Angola, Africa. How hard it is to beat the disease, the connection with locals and how poverty is affecting health and treatments.
Blog post about how not to take trolls on internet seriously and what attitude can be too
If life is a U, then, in September ’14, I was somewhere in the bottom and this is what I wrote as answer to the question: “Daniel, what do you want?”
Is the pro-EU block afraid that the UK will become a newly self-imposed North Korea after a Brexit?
I think everyone has asked this question at least once. So did I, quite some time ago, but just recently I came across a paragraph that made very much sense, I connected it with other ideas and want to share it with you. It’s from J. Krishnamurti from his book ‘What are you doing with […]
The other day a friend read this article of The Telegraph “Refugees could be fined or lose residency for failing to uphold Dutch values”, written by Senay Boztas on the 28th of November, retrieved the 29th of November 2015. On facebook she tagged be and asked what my opinion about it is and this is my […]