Brussels In My Thoughts

Tiina Kivelä

So many people and lovers I’ve met there. In Brussels; in its airport, metro stations and neighborhoods. Hugged and kissed. So many people, carrying various colors and types of passports, looks, religions, ages, occupations, stories, joys and sorrows with them. So many stories born, developed and ended there.

Tiina Kivelä

I’m sad, a bit angry, worried and confused. But I refuse to be scared. I refuse to give up my freedom. I refuse to give up other people’s freedom. I could have been there. You could have been there. I could have known you. I could have loved you. You could have loved me. Or someone. Any of us could have.

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

Rest in peace.


Tomorrow I’m gonna fly. Not to Brussels though, but somewhere still. And despite all this horror, I’m not gonna be scared. I’m not gonna give up. And I would like advise you to do the same. Don’t give up. Don’t stop believing, loving, traveling and dreaming.

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.


*Quotes: Audrey Hepburn