Graceful – photo challenge

This week’s photo challenge of the Daily Post focuses on something ‘graceful’. Gracefulness is a word originated in the philosophical aesthetics during the Greek ancient times. With the ongoing loss of the word’s importance within the modern use of languages, unfortunately, it is used very rarely nowadays. Originally, ‘gracefulness’ embodied the three graces Euphrosyne, Thalia … More Graceful – photo challenge

Ambience – photo challenge

This week’s photo challenge of the Daily Post is about ‘ambince’. The word ‘ambiente’ originates in the Latin word ‘ambientis’ (Genitive of ambiens) or ‘ambire’ (to surround). An ‘ambience’ can be an atmosphere, environment or surrounding. It creates specific vibes that make people feel good or sometimes uncomfortable if they don’t like the ‘abience’ of … More Ambience – photo challenge

Christmas Special – 4th Advent: Christmas tree and Advent wreath

It’s the fourth Advent and nearly Christmas. All four candles of the Advent wreath are burning, symbolising the end of the waiting time. But why is one candle lit every week?   At the time when there was no electricity, the rooms were dark without the light of the candles during the moody and dark … More Christmas Special – 4th Advent: Christmas tree and Advent wreath

Christmas Special – 3rd Advent: Christmas carols

Music is something very special, personal and affects our feelings, the mood and helps us to express ourselves. Hence, it is something that should not be missed during this time of the year! Music adds something mystical and festive to the Christmas time. There are many Christmas carols all over the world and are played … More Christmas Special – 3rd Advent: Christmas carols