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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Conversation between brothers: Scene 21

Brothers

  Conversation between brothers: Scene 21 12.10 a.m. after school Big boy:        “Did you bring home my things from school?” Little boy:    “No!” Big boy:        “What? You didn’t?” Little boy:    “Yes. Why should I?” Big boy:        “But we agreed you take my homework.” Little boy:    “Yes, but you also left your sports […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 20

Boys

  Conversation between brothers: Scene 20 12.15 a.m. after school   Little boy:    “I didn’t take your stuff.” Big boy:        “What?” Little boy:    “You put your school folder under my jacket.” Big boy:        “I didn’t want to take it with me.” Little boy:    “I saw it. But I left it at […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 19

Boys

  Conversation between brothers: Scene 19   7.35 p.m. before school   Little boy: “Mom, he’s insulting me.” Big boy: “Oh… you’ve got such a bad breath.” Little boy: “Shut up.” Big boy: “Don’t touch me.” Little boy: “Stop…” Big boy: “He’s beating me without a reason.” Little boy: “Oh… poor you!” Big boy: “Mom, […]

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Content is queen

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Content is queen Being creative is a wonderful thing. Being creative in a group is even more inspiring. The Swiss journalist Dave Hertig invented and sponsors the “Content Day” where journalists, editors, marketing and event managers gather in the old town of Zurich. During this day, I worked on my own projects. I finished and […]

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Successful performing

Boys

  Successful performing I don’t know why I love the circus, perhaps, because it’s so creative. And I’m so glad my boys do like it, too. They again spent one week in the circus, again in the circus band as last year. And they had to work hard to play during one hour and a […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 18

Boys

Conversation between brothers: Scene 18 13.17 p.m. after lunch Big boy:         “Hey, you have to clean up the kitchen.” Little boy:      “It’s not my turn.” Big boy:         “Sure. It’s yours. I did it last week.” Little boy:      “Hmm…” Big boy:         “You have to clean the pan and salad bowl, too.” […]

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Conversation between brothers: Scene 17

Boys

Conversation between brothers: Scene 17 12.35 p.m. at lunch   Big boy:         “He’s always correcting me, mom.” Little boy:      “But you said it wrong.” Big boy:         “But you’re making fun of me.” Little boy:      “No. Not at all.” Big boy:         “You think you know all better.” Little boy:      “No. But […]

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A heart for animals

Animals

A heart for animals Big Boy rescued a little bird. Mister cat wanted to play with it, and he could watch this scene. A heart for animals, you’d say. Right. But it depends very much of the situation. Big Boy likes playing with the baby cat, putting it under a cover or putting his T-shirt […]

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Grounded

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Grounded I didn’t like being barefoot when I was a child. I had my woolen socks, knitted by my grandmother, and they definitely were my protection against too much life and summer action. I loved spending my free afternoons on my bed reading stories about a courageous woman in Lhasa or an intelligent French lady […]

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