Tag Archives: war

I don’t understand the US – #1: War

I come from a tiny, alpine country, which lost what political importance it might once have possessed around 100 years ago in a pretty castle west of Paris, when lands were divided and a French president reportedly muttered, ‘The rest … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Behind the word ‘refugee’…

…there’s Jasmin*. She doesn’t speak or understand German yet, and her knowledge of English consists of about five words.¬†We still try to talk. She wants to find out about me. She gestures at herself, forms a huge belly with her … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Refugees, Religion and Peter Pan Advice

People have often told me that I’m too innocent, too naive. This post is probably going to prove them right, and more. The sad fact is that Billy Joel got it exactly right. People will tell you that you’re too … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments