Lesvos, D-3

I’m flying to Greece tomorrow. I haven’t packed yet, it’s no holidays. Not that I would know what to pack if I were to go on holidays. I never backpacked to hell. That’s how I imagine it will be. It will look like heaven, and people will be nice, but it will be hell. Hell … More Lesvos, D-3

Lesvos, D-8

Last month, on the spur of the moment, I was looking at flights for Greece. This idea had long been in my mind. All the people I see arriving, all the images we are shown in the news: how does it look like in real? Do they have enough people to help? Can there ever … More Lesvos, D-8

Je suis toujours Charlie

“Without the freedom to criticize, there is no true praise” Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732-1799) Last year France was left shattered in the aftermath of the attacks against Charlie Hebdo. While French people sought comfort in Paris street, citizens from all over the world showed their support to us. In Berlin, expats founds their embassy … More Je suis toujours Charlie

Welcome Class & the streets of Berlin, January 5th, 2016

This week the Welcome Class is really welcoming new children, giving full meaning to its name. Yesterday, as I looked into my mailbox in the teacher’s room, the teacher I share my class with came, all smiles, to tell me two new kids will start school with us today. It led to an interesting conversation: … More Welcome Class & the streets of Berlin, January 5th, 2016