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“Music rinses out of the soul the dust of everyday life”

Berthold Auerbach (28 February 1812 – 8 February 1882) was a German-Jewish poet and author Music "writes" in the soul of each of us something different, depending on the personality, the experiences, but also the mood of the moment. Music can lift you up... it can bring tears to your eyes... It can help you … Continue reading “Music rinses out of the soul the dust of everyday life”

Safe passage

The lifeless bodies of three babies... looking almost as if they are sleeping, are carried carefully ashore in Libya. They are among the latest victims of the European migrant/refugee policy... their young lives lost as a rubber boat carrying desperate people seeking a better life capsized off the north Africa nation's coast. About a hundred … Continue reading Safe passage

„Is there Room on the Broom…?“

On 14th May, our patron Axel Scheffler won the inaugural Illustrator of the Year Award at the British Book Awards. If you haven’t already, please watch him deliver his strong, angry, moving and funny acceptance speech, against Brexit and for a strong and inclusive Europe inaugural speech That same week, publisher Nosy Crow auctioned some of … Continue reading „Is there Room on the Broom…?“