Communities around the world

Our trip to the UK this year, was a mix of a walk down memory lane, time spent in nature & in cities & meeting up with people whom I consider part of my own little communities around the world. A long long time ago moving to Newcastle was my first move overseas as anContinue reading “Communities around the world”

Why do I write (fiction)?

My first public ‘author talk’ was on 18th March 2021 with Vince Stevensen from Boomer on Books. It was an hour long livestream, which you can watch here. We discussed topics like ‘why do you write’, but also touched upon many other aspects. The chat was about me & my book, but also about VinceContinue reading “Why do I write (fiction)?”

Creating a village

They say “it takes a village to raise a child….. “What does that mean? People interpret this in various ways, here’s my own understanding… 1) Raising children is tough, don’t try go it all alone! – Ask for help…offer help! In olden days big joint families or clans were the norm. In our modern world,Continue reading “Creating a village”

Bilingualism, is it tough?

One of the aspects of my upbringing that I deeply cherish is my multicultural and bilingual background. This is something I want to┬ápass on to my own child. I know what are the advantages, and maybe also some of the slight disadvantages of being bilingual, but after my son was born I wondered whether itContinue reading “Bilingualism, is it tough?”