Am I gonna get there before winter? A one month dairy

12-09-2018He checks one more time if I am all right, the Serbian man that gave me a ride from Belgrade to Novi Sad together with his wife. Invited to their house, eating their food and sleeping in their son’s bed I feel grateful. I take a warm shower and fall asleep, watching a movie. He …

‘Exemption from obligatory schooling’

Watching the series ‘Exemption from obligatory schooling’, I see how Teun, presentator of the Dutch program cannot understand that a ‘smart’ child can get exemption from school for the rest of it’s life. A mother explains to Teun that her sun even bounces when he sees a school book. He was bullied  out of school …

Summer in Balkans – Zomer in de Balkans

I think about Grandma when I take a break, here at the blue water of a river in Macedonian Greece. She always talked about her far journey’s while she read her magazine ‘ Royals’ and felt asleep with the only sound remaining – the ticking clock. A feeling of love streams through me when I …