Ammani Notebook

Musings of an emigrated writer

The new year found me rather unprepared – time has been running these last months and years. So much to do and so little time is always what I think at the end of a day. Will 2019 be different? I promised myself to try my best – more own texts, more pictures, more time …

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Actually two of my WiPs contain visits to Mekkah and Medinah – one has the title of “Dreaming of Medinah”. The other one – which I wrote about last week on my German language blog as both are unfortunately again in German – is at the point, where the two main characters, very different sisters, …

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Nothing much has been happening on this blog since too long time. My friends know this is mostly due to the fact that I started translating other authors’ books into German language – a work I love but a work that is also time consuming and often leaves me too tired to write a single …

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I was very pleased when Diane De Bella chose one of my pieces for her anthology. Now it is available not only as ebook, but also in print. For me, reason to do some advertisement here, because I always doubted I could get anything published in english language. Thank you, Diane!

Remember that  7th day of September. The dry sentence of the white clad doctor in the morning after the last test results came in. Carcinoma in the liver with metastasis growth in the lungs. Like this. No more.  Doctors seem to be cowards. No information about what will happen, how much time will we have …

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You must not fear, hold back, count or be a miser with your thoughts and feelings.-Anais Nin I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live — Martin Luther King Jr.

This is the first post on my first blog in English language. I hope I will not mistreat this language so badly that it makes my readers never return after a first try. Maybe the pictures I intend to post will be a small comfort. Although I am not a very good photographer I do …

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