Oceania. Thousands of islands spread across the ocean covering a third of the world’s surface. I admit it’s usually as far away from my thoughts as it is in a physical distance. I got intrigued by those faraway lands after watching Moana (great movie, seriously). I did a bit of internet search but little came… Read More Through the waves to the unknown
Quand il me prend dans ses bras Qu’il me parle tout bas Je vois la vie en rose France has this unique atmosphere that it’s hard to explain unless you’ve been there. The chic and messiness, couture and leisure, wine and car traffic. I honestly can’t explain it. I recently I got away for the… Read More La vie en rose
I first drowned in music when I was fifteen. It was summer, I was at a camp at my uncle’s stable. I joined others in the TV room and someone dug out the movie about The Doors by Oliver Stone.* I sat hypnotized for more than two hours, pulled into a different reality. Never before… Read More Open The Doors
Where do we come from? Where are we going? These two questions navigate the plot of the latest book by Dan Brown, “Origin”. This time the author takes us on a trip through the never-ending discussion between religion and science about the origins of the universe and humankind. A billionaire futurist, Edmond Kirsch, claims to… Read More Where did we begin? Where will we end?
Feminism is an ideology, a movement, a goal to achieve equality of sexes. It has once again rapidly taken over the global debate. #metoo turned into a movement. Abortion laws are once more a subject of inflaming discussions. More and more women speak out about sexism at work. The wind of change is coming but… Read More 6 reasons why you can call yourself a feminist
All praise to Chimamanda, for she speaks for us. In simple words and simple stories about complex matters of our society. We should all be Feminists is an essay everyone should read. It takes half an hour to do it, so the effort and time sacrifice here are not something you can’t handle. As the… Read More We should all be Feminists
High ceiling. White walls. Dark floors. Empty spaces. You enter the cube and you feel small. Yet, you feel at home. The White Cube gallery is open to all. Grab the guide at the reception desk and wander around. You are now in the Memory Palace. History and identity flow from room to room, from… Read More Welcome to the Cube
Time is a curious thing. It’s the digits on my phone. It’s a date in my calendar. It is a feeling. It’s an element out of control. It slows down when you want it to gallop. It rushes through when you want it to stop. A year can be a number of months, days, hours.… Read More Tubingen reunion
A couple of weeks ago I was talking with my best friend and I told her some silly story about another friend of mine. The story itself wasn’t that hilarious but she started to laugh anyway. Let me tell you: laughter is very, very contagious. I started laughing as well and, like a snowball effect,… Read More Just being silly
Confidence. A word with as many meaning as there are people. Is it confidence what I’m doing right now? Pouring my thoughts here. Or is it trust that I’ll be ok? … Read More Confidence or trust?