It’s been a while, dear followers. Here is one good excuse: it's summer! Yes, Aruba too, has a summer season. You will not notice it, because we don’t have an autumn, a winter or a spring. But we do have an official summer vacation. And even if we, Arubans, are able to go to the beach every single day; enjoy the sun and pass out under it; we do have a certain time of year to become the tourist ourselves. Being lazy, sipping Piña Colada's and reading books all day is not very hard to do. This summer I’ve been spoiling myself with some great books about the art of writing. I’m reading Stephen King’s ‘On Writing’ in Dutch: ‘Over leven en schrijven’. His horror books and movies were part of my y
All Hands On Deck!
There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply dreaming about in words. In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get published, or whether you don't; whether you finish what you’ve started or whether you create something else, or whether you never write anything down at all, you're always busy …"
- Inspired by the words of Ratty to Mole in Wind in the Willows, a children's book by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932)