Monthly Archives: March 2008

It takes a village to raise a child – African proverb


ANGALEO is the first cinema for children that travels around the world. The Heger family: mom, dad and 3 boys (aged 2, 4 and 5), will travel around the world starting in September this year. In a 14 ton truck. … Continue reading

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I’ve been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it. – Stephen Wright


Like actor and writer Stephen Wright, I have lately been thinking about painting more than actually painting. Yesterday however I seemed inspired and courageous enough to stand in front of my easel and throw something on canvas. The first try … Continue reading

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Herman Hesse


Today just some wise words from Hermann Hesse: “You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation… and that is called loving. Well then, love your suffering. Do not … Continue reading

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Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock – Pablo Picasso


Before I was a mom, I used to go to bed late. Or early but I’d read until late. I could sleep until noon without feeling I’d lost a day. I had to set my alarm clock to get out … Continue reading

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To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark – Victor Hugo


I am a fervent reader. I love books. I love to buy books. I love to own them. I buy more books than I read. Maybe this comes from a childhood frustration? We were not poor, but spending money on … Continue reading

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How far does your food travel before it reaches your mouth?


I don’t mean the path from your plate over your fork to your mouth. I mean the road from where it was planted, grown and harvested to where you cook it in your home. Do you know where the food … Continue reading

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Today I would like to share a book with you that was a very engrossing experience for me. The book is called SHANTARAM by Gregory David Roberts. The novel is based on Roberts’ life – oh and what a life … Continue reading

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