Hairpin Bends

“Just when things were moving so smoothly, again this…. oh, so frustrating…” I suppose every reader will identify themselves with me when I say the following; almost every time I have a plan to go from A to B, I stay focused on my target and set off in...

Listen and you shall hear

“That’s it! The answer I have been searching for….!” I think excitedly as I listen to  a friend or a mere acquaintance or someone I just bumped into at a business meeting. Whereas that person is not even aware of my search for an answer or let alone what...

No man is an island

“A strange question may be, but is it possible that people other than a Dutch ask for help more easily than a Dutch?” An acquaintance (from a Dutch origin) asked me recently. Not a strange question at all, because it is an observation of mine too. Coming from a...

Charity begins at home

A saying that I have always heard since childhood. The interpretation of which at that moment was simple, in order to assist other people or the world, you should first begin by helping your own family members in need. As I walked the Earth for many years and gained...