(Finding) TIME

Time. Time is such a precious commodity. Use it wisely. Some people interpret this by trying to be as (highly) efficient & effective as possible or highly productive. But do we truly always have to be busy, to be able to use time wisely? What does time mean to you? My interpretation of ‘using timeContinue reading “(Finding) TIME”

Belonging – community

Until recently I had never heard of the British journalist & author, Julia Baird. Wanting to listen to a non-fiction audio book I stumbled upon Phosphorescence, read by the author herself. In her own words Baird has said: “We write to be able to put our arms around another person.Writing this book has shown meContinue reading “Belonging – community”

Killing my darlings

‘Kill your darlings’ is unbelievably tough, but to end up with a well written book with a flow that sooths readers, every author will have to kill some of his/her darlings. I am sure most writers know what these ‘darlings’ are, and readers or non-writers can probably easily guess. “Darlings, in writing, are those words,Continue reading “Killing my darlings”

A downside of being multilingual?

I am grateful to have been brought up multicultural. I immensely cherish this part of my upbringing and would feel less the person I am for the the lack of it. But, are there downsides to being multilingual..? Six years ago in Cambridge, being surrounded by people from all over the world, made me reflectContinue reading “A downside of being multilingual?”