I had an elderly relative who insisted on telling everyone in the family “the truth” and was very proud of her “truthfulness”. Unfortunately, the truth she chose to say to everyone was “her truth”. And usually, the things she chose to say were not very nice. She was telling a chubby cousin she is fat and … More Truth and family – how much can you bear?
Have you ever thought about how outdated copyright rules or just business people thinking we still live in prehistoric times in general affect you? Well, recently, a concrete example made me think about it, as the European Insitutions are discussing geoblocking. You know, that annoying message you get when you’re in Europe and you want … More Geoblocking and similar woes
With this inspiring video.
Random reasons for a tantrum when you’re a toddler: No eggs for breaksfast Taking off pyjamas Not allowed to wear mommy’s panties to kindergarten (on head) Not allowed to wear wellies (2 sizes bigger) to kindergarten (on wrong feet) Vegetables touch pasta on plate Not taking the bike to kindergarten (pouring rain or ice) Dad forgot … More Toddler and mommy tantrums
A funny little cartoon musical video… for a better friday… … More Fun friday – Dumb ways to die
A poem on what has been on my mind a lot lately – the refugee and humanitarian “crisis” … More (poem) For staying human may be worth a fight
If you are exhausted and your chores are piling up because you spend (almost) all your waking hours entertaining your toddler (or preventing him/her from either destroying your house or flinging himself from the kitchen table), wake up ! Things CAN be different with no guilt attached. Your presence is enough. Science confirms. I have found … More Entertaining a toddler – your presence is enough
Title: Salt Sugar Fat Author: Michael Moss Today I am reviewing another book that I recently read. Salt Sugar Fat was written by Michael Moss. Mr. Moss was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1999 and 2006 for explanatory reporting, and won the award in 2010. He is a reporter for The New York … More Salt, sugar, fat – a book review
A short list of my excuses for not going to the gym (but there are many many more !): It’s too late (the gym is open until 22:30) I am tired My back hurts I am sick I am on antibiotics I am asleep I have to pay the bills tonight I have to cook for tomorrow I … More Why I don’t exercise
We are being tracked on the internet. That much we know. What we look at, what we buy, what we read… what we like on facebook, who we talk to, what pictures we post… This data is apparently then used to sell you things, personalise and target adds to your “lifestyle” and “Google and company” earn a … More You don’t want my data…