Just like this

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Listen to the sound of silence and say goodbye to your old friend sadness. Make the best of your normal and the perfect of your good. Breathe the deepest of that spring scent, dive the crap out of that ocean, read the hell out of that book. You have to be willing to feel happy […]

Heading south

South | The English Affair

Sitting on the dock of the bay, watching the time passing by like a cargo ship heading south, there he was – as always – wishing for something to change. – It’s heading south, he mumbled. – I can only imagine what kind of load it carries. So many different people, so many different stories in the […]

What we’ve got

nina simone | The English Affair

If we’ve got a home, if we’ve got shoes. If we’ve got love, if we’ve got schooling. If we’ve got souls, if we’ve got friendship – we’ve got it all! What we have is life. Nina Simone’s anthem to happiness is a beautiful lesson on how to appreciate our true blessings. When we pick ourselves […]

Life on a boat

stormy sea | The English Affair

Someone told me a smooth sea doesn’t make a skillful sailor. Well, I do not like sailing! The mere thought of it just gives me the shivers. I guess my seasickness comes from the difficult struggle of navigating in a life of challenges. We all should learn how to sail, really. To face the waves […]