A lake of tears

A lake of tears A story within the story from book 2/2, travelling, Russia Steps came closer and someone sat down next to her.Alice turned her head.Jazz held up a flask. ‘Drink.’Alice looked at the flask.‘Drink,’ Jazz repeated.With an effort, Alice turned, flopped down on the ground, leant her back…

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friends

friends A story within the story from book 2/1, travelling, South Africa What youneed to knowbeforehand The travelling team has left Cape Town, and they are on their way to Injaberg to meet the Project Team South Africa. Lesedi and Karabou are programmers at the Hub Station in Cape Town.…

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The lonely to God, Hermann Hesse

The lonely to God In the Berlin chapter, Alice rediscovers this old poem by Hermann Hesse and translates some of it. When I first read it, more than 25 years ago, it became an essential part of coping with my religious past. Below you find my rough translation of a…

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Snippets of a life

Snippets of a life addition to book 2/2, travelling, Berlin BirthI was late.Fourteen days.Did I have some foreboding?Maybe. ChildhoodI was happy.I liked dancing, laughing, dreaming.I loved making up stories.Retreating into myself to have an adventure. I was the kid who imagined her bike was the finest horse in the world.I…

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