Art is part of our human soul. Like two peas in a pod. It is dreams emerging from a part of ourselves, a way to communicate with the deeper self of both the artist and others. Art has the power to invoke different emotions depending on the person, their mood, their time of life. Whenever … More Art in times of corona
Looking outside my window on a spring morning, I saw a playfulness in nature, in the skies, woodland and soil. I saw some vestiges of winter, yet also the promise of warm summer days ahead. Everything looks beautiful, but feels nothing like it. My attempts to emmerse myself in the beauty of what I saw is … More Surviving the corona crisis
Whenever I think of the phrase “Jack of all trades,” a few people come in mind, including one Leah Mugure Dittmann, another hardworking Kenyan lady living and working in Germany. Like many of us, Leah came to Germany about 15 years ago in search of a brighter future. Now, she is an enterprenuer with two … More From the runway to the Kitchen :Anything is possible when you believe.
Africa, a great continent bursting with a cocktail of different cultures, is often underlined by misleading trajectories created by the west, that it is a mere single and simple unit. In fact, some still believe that Africa is a country! For those who didn’t know, Africa is the second largest continent, with 54 countries and … More Celebrating Africa’s rich and diverse culture through food
An open mind and a willing heart are the beginning of a great adventure. “The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind,” a quote by E.B White perfectly describes the dilemma of many, especially those who dare to venture into foreign grounds. But not … More Leadership is a virtue
So am here seated in a lovely concert hall on a beautiful sarturday evening. A music school was about to showcase what its students have been doing for the past few months. I looked around the hall and watched it slowly fill up with friends and family of the students, each face gleaming with excitement … More A song at dawn: Part 1 and 2
They say you should make lemonade when life gives you lemons. But, Yvonne Uwamahoro wanted more than just lemonade. She made a cocktail! Yvonne, a soft spoken Rwandese living in Germany, is the true definition of beauty and brains. Embedded with courage, she dared to step into an unknown land, baring nothing but hope that … More Life’s Lemonade