Different views

Boys

Different views The other day, we’re talking about travelling to India again. Big Boy was rather excited about the idea, Little Boy wasn’t. So, we started discussing, we three, about the good and bad things about spending our vacation in a totally different country than Switzerland. Little Boy told us: “I’d be coming under the […]

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Fill up energy

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  Fill up energy       I didn’t want to go the Content Production Day by Dave Hertig in Zurich. I was afraid of meeting all the successful Content Managers and feeling very insignificant. Fortunately, I didn’t listen to my feelings but to my intellect. I got so much energy talking to this group […]

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Gerry’s Bar

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Listening helps He lives around the corner, and he told my boys how to make pizza on a grey Sunday afternoon two years ago. Gerry, the owner of Gerry’s Bar and the manager of the Italian restaurant, is a real Italian with a real wide-open heart. I knew I should talk to him. But when […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 23

Boys

Conversation between brothers: Scene 23 16.15 am after school Little boy:    “Did you listen to what mom said?” Big boy:        “No… why?” Little boy:    “Don’t disturb me…” Big boy:        “Oh… poor you… you’re feeling disturbed…” Little boy:    “Yes… I said stop…” Big boy:        “Oh… yes, I heard that. What’s your problem?” […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 22

Boys

Conversation between brothers: Scene 22 4.10 p.m. on a holiday afternoon Big boy:        “Who is your girl-friend?” Little boy:    “I don’t have any girl-friend.” Big boy:        “What? Are you sure?” Little boy:    “Sure enough.” Big boy:        “But who’s writing you messages?” Little boy:    “You’re so curious.” Big boy:        “Tell me!” Little boy:    […]

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Why not?

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Why not? She’s 87 years old, our remarkable grandmother, living in Geneva in her tiny apartment. “Do you play Beaver Gang with me”, asked Big Boy. “Well, I’ve no idea what this is”, said Grandmother. “But, why not!” Big Boy explained the game to her. Very quickly like a fast train. One could hardly follow. […]

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Happy kite, happy day

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Happy kite, happy day   Why do we think so much? Why do we worry so much? It’s a bright day, and we are standing on our two legs. We’re smiling. We don’t think about what will be in the future and what has been in the past. We’re feeling alive. We enjoy being here. […]

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Christmas present for mom

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    Christmas present for mom I don’t feel old, but this memory dates from 43 years ago. A long time. I could hardly wait until my mom opened my Christmas present. I was so proud of it. The thing I made at school. I had been working on it for hours. When I brought […]

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Relationship

Animals

Relationship It takes quite a while to get along. When I think of the two cats, it took four months until I could take this picture just two days ago. They didn’t like each other very much at the beginning. Couldn’t it be the same with humans? It doesn’t have to be something like a […]

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Fox on visit

Animals

Fox on visit Eight o’clock in the morning. Working on my computer, I had a look outside. He was sitting there, in my garden. Quietly. Looking around. He cleaned himself like a cat. He watched the cars passing by. And then, he disappeared. I don’t know where. And I wonder what was the purpose of […]

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