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Wow, a lot has happened since I started this blog a few years ago. It has been nearly four years since my miscarriage, which I think was about the time I started here. 777 more words

Adult Adhd


Door het raam zie ik een klant met daarachter kapster Kirsten. Bedrijvig beweegt zij met de schaar in de hand om de klant heen als een bij om een geurige bloem. 932 more words

Khả thể của một Kiến trúc Tuyệt đối (5)

(Bản dịch sơ bộ của quyển sách “Khả thể của một Kiến trúc Tuyệt đối” (The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture), tác giả Pier Vittorio Aureli, nhà xuất bản The MIT Press Cambridge, 2011)  3,700 more words

Absolute Architecture

When Dutch grandmothers attack

I have just one memory of my father’s mother.

A looming, powerful presence in our lounge room – booming words I didn’t know.

‘Oma’ gave me small, red-striped candy canes. 92 more words

In Memorium: Gertrud Burtscher

Today the world lost a wonderful woman. Gertrud Burtscher was my Oma (that’s German for grandmother). She had battled Alzheimer’s disease for a very long time and the last few years were difficult. 51 more words


Remembrance Day

Today, along with the rest of the country, the School will mark the sacrifice made by those who have given their lives in war. A poppy wreath will be laid after a service in the Chapel and The Last Post will be sounded. 1,709 more words

Meeting History

Smooch Cat

Since my obsession with names is out of the bag, here’s a fun fact about me: I also enjoy a good nickname. I don’t know why, but I like calling people things that isn’t the name they were given at birth—especially if they were given a long one. 602 more words