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February 7, 2018

February has already started, and although I’ve welcomed the new year with family festivities and good year resolutions and all weeks ago, it is now, while Aruba is celebrating its 64th Carnival Season, that I seem to realize ... 2018 is here! Three hundred and twenty-...

May 30, 2017

Someone told me that I was aging gracefully, another said I should cover it up because I’m still too young to go gray (or did that person meant I was too young to grow old?)  With a new birthday coming up and gray hairs spreading like wildfire, I thought about time and...

November 28, 2016

What a lovely, no... What an amazingly wonderful Children’s Book Festival we all had this year! I didn’t know what to expect from the theme​ Grandmas and Grandpas - Forever Young . I must say, I’m in total awe :D Every school I’ve visited, the library, the book st...

June 27, 2011

When I started working on this project, I didn’t have a clue where the story would take me. I had an idea, a starting point, something my grandfather told me his father told him: a sparkle! I surely didn’t expect this little spark to ignite a flame of possibilities, bu...

April 13, 2011

What do newborn kittens have to do with writing? More than you think.A few days ago – four to be exact – my husband found a nest of newborn kittens in an old box on top of our storage cupboard. He heard meowing and went on a seeking quest till he discovered five really...

January 5, 2011

A very special thanks to you, my faithful readers, for sticking with me through short, long and no posts at all. Here we are in the first week of a new year filled with resolutions, positive perspectives, dreams, hope… isn’t it a wonderful place to be? A new start! 😀

I...

August 8, 2010

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...

April 13, 2010

Hi there, folks! I’m a bit lost and trying to get a Fastpass to reality after two weeks of magic overdose at The Happiest Place on Earth. Pfew, I missed you guys (and the Peace & Silence!), glad I’m back!

Vacation is great and very important; loading everything off my b...

March 16, 2010

There is a lot you can do when opportunity knocks. You can ignore it, thinking ‘nah, impossible! Me? Are you sure?’ You can say ‘who are you? What do you want? Get out!’ You can open the door a little bit and take a peek: ‘hmmm, interesting…’

But, if you are me, you are...

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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)

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