Rescuing our dog Nuts from “street gangs territory” in Guatemala

Throughout Nut’s 16 years of life, we lived in 5 countries, we left everything behind so many times, our homes, our friends, schools, affections, and the only concern for our kids at those times of stress was that Nuts would arrive safely to our next destination.  He was a soldier, he knew when he got into his cage what was comming.  His mission was to survive,  our mission became to keep him next to us… and we did.

Human connections… the foxes in my life…

My small philosopher… Recently, I had one of the most amazing conversations with my adolecent daughter about how we connect with people.  She had been reading the “Little Prince” again!!… (We have 3 copies in 3 languages, gift from a dear friend, he said our children will need them, as they will probably speak all…

Guacamole – with zest…

This Guacamole is my families favourite, we were fortunate to have lived in places where avocadoes were easily available, so I have prepared this dip a million times for every occasion from birthday parties, brunch, or for sundowners with friends.  Now in Europe, avocadoes are really accessible something that makes me very happy!!! Ingredients: 3…

1995 – Landing in Africa… my first time

This weekend I was talking to someone about my first time in Africa, as we spoke, vivid images of my life there came back… I thought about it, and I questioned myself how long will those vivid images last in my memory… I wrote this story in total appreciation of my journey, and thankful to…

Spinach Soup with roasted potatoes… acompanied by a mixed salad…

Went for a walk in the afternoon to one of my favourite shops close to my house, a working organic farm Dottenfelderhof,  always gives me great joy to go there. I picked up some small things, including fresh watercress… thinking to prepare a good salad for dinner.  As I came back home, I saw that…

Multi-color carrot curry with yogi berries for dinner.

I heard my youngest daughter come into the house, and realized it was already well pass 5 pm… I had lost track of time writing other stories for this blog.. So a quick look into the fridge, found a package of multi colored carrots I had bought. So exited started to peal them not certain…