The Columbine is one of my favourite flowers. They look so very delicate: with their soft pink colour of the blossoms and their fine lines, and dainty shapes of the leaves and flower heads. At the same time, the Columbine is sturdy and durable and will grow back year after … Continue readingDainty yet strong
This year, we had to wait incredibly long for the first true spring day – and this weekend it was finally here! The sun finally came out for a whole day, it was warm and nature practically burst out with colours. This year, the greens seem particularly lush, the colours … Continue readingSPRING IS FINALLY HERE!
Canada’s Rockies are such a beautiful place on earth and there are many places that I would describe as magical. But I see why Spirit Island in Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park is truly a special place. It is one of the most photographed spots in the Canadian Rockies … Continue readingThe Magic of Spirit Island
Before I visited the polish city Szczecin for the fist time, I was expecting a city style that is mixed between Art Nouveau, Renaissance and Socialist architecture – and that is true for most parts of the city. The mix of different architecture styles is interesting to see and gives … Continue readingSzczecin’s modern side
edited by the Club of Rome 50 years ago, in 1972, the first report to the Club of Rome called “The Limits to Growth” warned us that we are heading towards system collapse if we do not reconsider how we act in this world. This year, leading scientists in the … Continue readingEarth4All – A Survival Guide for Humanity
I love spending time at the coast, but not just during summer. I particularly like the North Sea during autumn when the temperatures wind down and the winds are getting stronger. It may not be time to go for a swim anymore during this time, but I love to walk … Continue readingAmrum’s Lighthouse
In the Swedish countryside time seems to be standing still sometimes. You can take endless strolls through enchanted woods and along crystal clear lakes. And every once in a while you will pass by an old farm house or a secluded holiday home – and it all looks so calm … Continue readingSwedish Summer
By Emily Henry Summer is a time for reading books in the shade on the balcony, on a beach by the sear or wherever you find a calming space where you can relax and time feels like it is standing still. During that time, I love reading books that are … Continue readingBook Lovers
When they hear the word “Plattenbau” or industrialised apartment block, most people think of grey, cheerless facades stretching into the distance that make it hard to believe it is possible to live a happy life there. But not so in Berlin Lichtenberg! The area is full of apartment blocks – … Continue readingLiving under the rainbow
By Frank Schätzing There are countless books out there summarizing the impacts of climate change on our planet, that explain causalities and suggest solutions to the daunting threats. The clock is ticking, but it is not too late – that is the message of most. However, despite the undeniable fact … Continue readingWhat if we just saved the World?