Tag Archive: thoughts

Think coffee

“Put your iPhone away and stop checking your emails!” “But I’m catching up on some WordPress blog posts!” Such was an exchange between the bartender from our hotel and I, after he spotted… Continue reading

The printed word is food and you look hungry

“Take off the goddamn earphones!!” During my time in Southern California a few months ago, this is what a biker shouted as he passed me during my morning run.  Apparently I did not… Continue reading

Why has the pleasure of slowness disappeared?

“Where have they gone, those loafing heroes of folk song, those vagabonds who roam from one mill to another and bed down under the stars?” Milan Kundera, Slowness. Finishing this book by Kundera… Continue reading

Intelligent man

Intelligent man is the initial phrase that comes to my mind when I also hear the author’s name, Kenzaburo Oe.  Never acquainted with his work before, I picked up his book, The Changling,… Continue reading

What will you remember?

On 18 May was the International day of Museums, and I hope you managed to celebrate this day in which there is free admission to museums worldwide. Wouldn’t it be delightful if all… Continue reading