Marseille, je ne t’aime plus

Graffiti in the Panier district of Vieux Port, Marseille France is suffering. The 'Gilets Jaunes' movement, the riots in Paris and around the country prove this. France's allure - as seen from across the Channel and from an airplane window - will always be there, but the reality is so different. My 'foreign observer' view … Continue reading Marseille, je ne t’aime plus

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Hats, dogs, Tangier-arama & life in the black-and-white

I am coming to the end of my month-long travel stint. It's been a wild and interesting adventure: Edinburgh to Almeria, Almeria to San Jose, San Jose to Roquetas de Mar, Roquetas de Mar to Granada, Granada to Malaga, Malaga to Marseille, Marseille to Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence back to Marseille again. I saw the greasy, grimy … Continue reading Hats, dogs, Tangier-arama & life in the black-and-white

Finding calm in an over-anxious world

Nothing is certain. Everything changes. These two statements sum up life now. They also sum up how life has always been, but we’re not living in the past, we’re living all these statements right now - in April 2018 - when the plateau of daily news spews up chaos, we’re all witness to megalomaniac politicians wielding … Continue reading Finding calm in an over-anxious world