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A cocktail of personality traits hard to digest for some but ultimately soothing for those who can. I observe, enjoy, travel, interact, photograph, dance, contemplate, write and love my way through this life's countless occurrences. This blog is a way to share with the world and its people some of the treasures they give me every day.
- End-of-the-Year Musings 2015: Magic, Gratitude and Memories.
- The Holiday Check-list of the Non-celebrating Bunch :)
- Lost in Time…
- Scandinavia in a Week – Because, Well, Why Not? Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Kjerag-Stockholm-Helsinki, September 2013
- I suspect I’m not entirely right in the head…
- A Devilish Week in Spain – from Les Santes in Mataro to a Sunrise at Shoko Club in Barcelona.
- 60km on a cross bike… Because why not? Aka ‘day trip to Lhota lake’.
- Laia: Zoukeira who cannot be trusted? Decide for yourselves, but you’ve been warned.
- How to lose a client in 10 seconds
- Call me, baby!
- Just another manic Wednesday…
- We can do the “Harlem Shake”! Aka “just another normal weekend”…
- Swans and philosophy: the little things in life.
Category Archives: Inspirational
2016 is knocking at the door and New Year’s Eve is nigh. An arbitrarily chosen day to reflect upon the past 364 ones and to mark new beginnings, new aspirations, new hopes… Us humans need those milestones – they allow … Continue reading
Springtime. Regular humans start seasonal clean-up, fall in love, combat post-winter fatigue or get hay fever. In the meantime, I designed a dress while riding on the tram… It’s a great dress. It is classy and gorgeous at once, has … Continue reading
Greetings to everyone from the first day of 2012! I was wondering what type of a message to release into the world at the new symbolic beginning cornerstone and the message actually fell into my hands all by itself. Thus, … Continue reading
Ever thought of switching electric light bulbs to used plastic bottles and saving on electricity bills? Maybe you should! 🙂 It is amazing how resourceful and creative people can be under conditions of scarcity… We are quick to forget that … Continue reading
I just ran across this talk and it is amazing, inspiring and humbling to follow the line of thought of people like this. The technology presented in this talk will blow your mind – enjoy 🙂 Part 1 Part 2 … Continue reading
Ever had to ‘waste’ your time typing in those computer-generated words called ‘captchas’? Little did you know, you were contributing by your efforts to the spread of human knowledge!!! Another project by that same guy explains how you can learn … Continue reading
Sometimes we all tend to complain over the lack of excitement in our lives… Forgetting that it is, in fact, all in our hands! This is a story of someone who robbed banks for a living – enjoy and get … Continue reading
God here. First, I do not exist. The concept of a 13,700,000,000 year old being, capable of creating the entire universe and its billions of galaxies, monitoring simultaneously the thoughts and actions of the 7 billion human beings on this … Continue reading
Those of us enjoying prosperity, peace and the internet in today’s world are forgetting something crucial: that we are not to be given the credit for the current state of affairs. All our achievements, advancements and comforts are rooted in … Continue reading
Incredibly moving speech: Mental Illness and Why The Skeptic Community Should Give a Shit, JT Eberhard Skepticon 4
You may think mental illness does not concern you, but you are mistaken. Right the very now you have a friend who suffers from some form of mental disorder. Or maybe you do but you think there is something wrong … Continue reading
Next time you ask me this retarded question of why I am so mad with believers – re-watch this video to save me the typing time. I rest my case. Or not… You see, someone watched it and could not … Continue reading
Holiday season is approaching… Maybe do something different this year? “Many of us will purchase hundreds of dollars in holiday gifts over the next six weeks, and with some conscious consumerism those dollars could also help some of your favorite … Continue reading
The Independence Day in Warsaw was marked by sunshine and violent clashes between anarchists and neo-nazi groupings, whose demonstrating marches’ paths across the city wound past the hotel, where the conference I am attending is being held. We were advised … Continue reading
One more rapture safely behind us, I decided on this memorable (yet another) first day after the (yet another) end of the world to declare a war… While I may not be a world government or any similar legally fictitious entity, I … Continue reading
Words to live by from a Persian poet, Abol Sa’id Abolkheir: “A tamed mistress in the house is not of much use, She’ll give her heart to you and never look at another man. What’s needed is a dancer from … Continue reading
This ‘meta-romantic, heart-ripping-out-ly-intense’ darn pop song has embedded itself in my brain for several hours on repeat yet again (thank you, radio!) and I realized I finally had to do something about it. I am dead certain when Bruno Mars … Continue reading
Without any exception. Meaning I am never, EVER wrong about anything. I also know everything. About everything. I am absolutely omniscient and I want this to be known to everyone – make no mistake: I know it all about all … Continue reading
“Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who … Continue reading