Fog of words

Words, whether spoken or written, are a strange thing. They help us to communicate with each other, to understand each other, and they can bring about clarity. At the same time, they can make things more complicated, lead to misunderstandings, bring us in our mind and out of contact. After all, language is “only” a technology and […]

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Work

What do you associate with this word? What does work mean to you? Do you relate it to joy and exuberance? Ever more often, it appears to me that I do not like the word “work” too much – at least not in the sense of what I perceive it to be understood by most: work versus leisure time. Work […]

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Not knowing

Did you ever consider your knowledge could be something that holds you back or stands in your way? Yet knowledge is so very important! From when we are children, we learn to accumulate knowledge. As soon as I knew how to speak, I would brusquely reply to my parents, when they were trying to teach […]

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Life is now

The slogan “life is now” was suddenly with me, a few years back. I woke up in the middle of the night with a very clear thought: “20 years!” The voice in my head almost screamed it at me. “I can think 20 years back and already felt grown up back then!” (which I wasn’t, but that […]

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Land of the long white cloud

Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud, is what the Maori call New Zealand. It is true,  the clouds here are indeed long and white, or at least very special. I have made countless photos of them recently, and my friends thus proudly claim to have the best clouds in New Zealand. Today, I would […]

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