IMG_4269

(Oxy)Moronic Verses

  Hope and doubt, doubt and hope Single-digit crowds of friendly misanthropes Indiscrete count Unambiguous bet My world is half-round and mostly half-flat  

Heart Leaf

The Rise of Fall

Loving autumn did not come easily to me. As far back as I can remember, for me there was only one unquestionable definition of the good life – summer, sunshine, beach time. I grew up in a small town on the right bank of the...

Road

Last Saturday of August

  Such a beautiful morning for a run. Cloudy and quiet, the only sound that of crickets singing in overdrive. The approaching rain did not feel as close as it turned out to be. The first cool droplets met me when I still had a...

Yellow summer

August! August…

    August is like that peach syrup I remember from my childhood. A neighbor had made some from the peaches in her garden and treated me to an unforgettable glass of it. And so this is how I always imagine August – its color...

Jerry Durrell

Gerry Durrell on my mind

    “In his second year, Leo decided, after mature reflection, that it was a lion’s duty to roar. He was not awfully sure how to go about it, so he would retire to quiet corners of his cage and practice softly to himself, for...

Words

Bilingual and vocal

“In a language we understand, we have replaced opacity of sound by transparency of idea” ~Marcel Proust     A few months ago, I wrote a guest blog post for EURO RSCG’s blog. The staffs of EURO RSCG were kind enough to have the post...

Fire

The Good, the Bad and the Interesting

  Imagine a world full of people who never cut each other off in traffic, never engage in improper relationships that involve [Cuban?] cigars, and never advise the penniless and hungry to eat gourmet pastries. Now, imagine yourself perfectly bored. If you eat carrots every...

Pages:12»