6.1.21: what is happening on capitol hill?

Should we be surprised by what is happening right now on Capitol Hill? A group of Trump supporters have forced their way into the Congress building, and are fighting with the police. These people really believe that Trump won the election. They believe all that he has been telling them. It is shocking, it is…

Sex for sanitary pads

I read an article in the Guardian this week about the impact of the lockdown on girls in Kenya. In 2017 the Kenyan government passed a law providing free sanitary pads to all schoolgirls who needed them. All very good, but once schools closed due to the pandemic, nobody thought about sending the pads into…

Corona Christmas 2020

This is the Christmas that is like no other. Here in Switzerland it is not cancelled as such, but all the restaurants will be closed and we should not meet with more than one other household. Our daughter in Germany will stay in Germany. Families cannot travel, many are stuck somewhere with no flight, or…

to quarantine or not?

So last week was audit at work, again. The same procedure as the year before. We all wore masks though, that was a bit different. It was lucky we did though, because on Wednesday we heard that 2 of our colleagues had tested positive, our office closed, and the audit continued from home office. On…

Earth hour day

Today the 28th March 2020 at 8.30pm it is Earth hour wherever you are. I am imagining a wave of light and a wave of consciousness, a wave of meditation or prayer as those lights are turned off and then turned on again 1 hours later, timezone by timezone. With COVID-19 sweeping the planet and…

18th March 2020, day 2

Another beautiful day here, but there are rumors that the lockdown light might become more serious, with an ausgangssperre, which means like some other countries, no going out without a good reason. This is because the young people are enjoying themselves too much, and gathering together to enjoy the sunshine and a beer, in these…