Blogging world here I come!

The golden Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem

I’ve been toying for months with the idea of starting a blog. Well, here we go !! I have no idea how it will turn out, but that’s fine; I’ll just go with the flow and see where my daily, weekly, monthly transitions in life will take me. My whole life I’ve been on many kinds of journeys both spiritually, emotionally and geographically but of course one never reaches a final destination….

Going with the flow … that is how I landed in Palestine, my ‘first love’ as they say, or rather as I say. By that I mean, the first time you move to a place as a young professional living and working in a foreign culture. I fell in love with Palestine.*

Today, watching the TEDx Ramallah, I was reminded why: the amazing spirit of the Palestinian people… and of course, the speakers also included non-Palestinians telling us amazing stories, including the super-talented Brazilian film maker, Julia Bacha known for her documentary about Budrus village, as well as Pulitzer prize-winning Alice Walker.

You can watch the whole thing here.

* I refer to Palestine/Palestinians as I lived with Palestinian communities. I’m not so concerned about the name of the place: Israel, Palestine, Occupied Territories, Holy Land, whichever …

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About transitiongirl

Yogini/yoga teacher, budding photographer, diver, development worker, on a journey of discovery and transition, now in Kosovo
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8 Responses to Blogging world here I come!

  1. Celina Wyss says:

    Welcome to the blogging world!

  2. Congratulation for your first blog post and keep it up!

  3. Virginia M Moncrieff says:

    Hope this is the start of something regular!

  4. Sue Maskall says:

    ‘Nothing is secure but life, transition, the energizing spirit’. Enjoy the journey!

  5. Welcome lovely! I’m so excited to be able to read your thoughts and see your wonderful photography.
    My experience is that it is challenging initially to express ourselves openly and honestly to the world wide web, it is very exhilarating and liberating!
    I look forward to sharing.
    Love Melissa x

  6. Joe Turner says:

    Hurrah, I’m hoping to go back to Palestine at some point in the future. Beautiful people.

  7. Welcome to the wonderful world of Blogging Laura! A very nice first post and I’m looking forward to future reads and beautiful pics.

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