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When I was a child, I used to run outside and play when it was stormy and rainy. I loved thunderstorms and fierce winds. The worse, the better. Later, as a young adult, when it stormed and rained, I was … Continue reading
In Germany, on your first day of school your parents prepare a “Schultüte” for you, which is full of sweets and pencils and crayons and other useful stuff for school. This must have been in 1982.
If you can read this you are alive, you are awake, you are not blind and you have some command of the English language. You also have access to some electronic gadget and the internet, which means you are not … Continue reading
He closed the heavy door behind him as he left the grand house on Westbourne Terrace. It had become too late to catch a bus and anyway, it was still warm enough to walk. After midnight, London was at its … Continue reading
I don’t receive many presents. But then I give presents even less. Maybe it’s better that way. Receiving or giving presents can be a sad occasion. I remember the times when I was browsing book stores for hours, pondering what … Continue reading
I already explained how to photograph a sunset in a very detailed step-by-step guide. Today, I will show you how to enjoy a sunset. It’s much easier:
I usually dismiss all conspiracy theories. I don’t believe in large groups of people getting together and controlling everything else and nobody, except some blogger in his pyjamas, finding out about it. As a methodological individualist, I generally have a … Continue reading
This is sad: I receive an e-mail from an old friend with whom I haven’t had contact for years. I am excited. I open the e-mail, only to find out that they are contacting me in my capacity as a … Continue reading
It is not advisable to write about positive things only because it would evoke jealousy in the reader. (I just heard about a study on the radio which investigated how depressed people get from browsing their friends’ Facebook profiles, especially … Continue reading