letting go the latest trend a fool I seem to be when these two hollow words do not adorn my chatter box busy busy busy used to fit me better but now seems out of [...]

Colossal, a storm like this

We humans have landed in a colossal storm due to outdated navigation. Even though we saw bad weather coming we never expected it to be a storm like this. And now we find ourselves [...]

And yet there is hope

Wherever we look, we see a world in disarray. Not only in Ukraine, that is now literally in ruins, but across the globe gruesome atrocities are taking place on a daily basis. The climate [...]

To be or not to be, that’s the question

  ‘Did COVID turn on the light?’ was the headline of last year’s New Year Wish. We then concluded that, in addition to increasing fear and polarization, the call for change was rapidly becoming louder. [...]

Did covid turn on the light?

2020 was harsh, yes, most definitely. Corona intensified polarization, struggle and fear in the world, but the year fortunately also scattered hopeful sparkles of light. One of these we read in a Dutch newspaper which [...]

Synthesis; destination ánd place of birth

Building bridges, inclusion, diversity, participation and integration. Noble attempts to synthesise in a divided society where chosen solutions stem from thinking in opposites. After all, they are based on thinking in separate ‘species’ that need [...]

Talking about ‘together’

You and us, we have something in common. Like an interest in each other, a shared vision or a long-term collaboration. In all of this this the word ‘together’ is key which is of great [...]