The world is a book

Look at this perfect birthday gift my mom and dad gave me when we were back in Sweden!

A cushion from Svenskt Tenn with the famous quote from St. Augustine:
“The world is a book and he who stays at home reads only one page.”
I love it!

In […]

January 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

The Joy of Writing

Hello friends!

Today was a good writing day! I managed to get down twice as many words as anticipated, thus making up for Friday which I sort of lost, writing-wise.

We have had a lot going on here in Jakarta. Muslim New Year’s celebrations all over town, […]

October 27th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |9 Comments

It’s all in the details

Hello friends!

I feel much better now, did I tell you I had some sort of Asian virus that completely knocked me out? Well — it was interesting to see the inside of a Jakarta hospital emergency unit. The doctors and the nurses were amazing, I […]

September 16th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Own Yourself

I was sitting in the couch close to my youngest daughter.

We were browsing the internet for a school project and we ended up in WikiHow. Wow — once you’re trapped in there, it’s almost impossible to get out. 🙂 Or how about interesting articles such […]

September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Things will work out

When I have a lot going on in my life, I tend to worry.

During this morning’s exercise swim, I came across a single yellow frangipani flower, floating in the pool. It made me smile.

The color yellow carries a whole story for me.

About six years ago, […]

August 26th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |15 Comments