“How can you say such a frightening thing!?”, she exclaimed, wide-eyed and gaping, focusing on his dark, deep eyes that looked at her with the utmost care. She started to stand up from the sofa they were both in. He tried to hold on to her hands, not forcing her to stay but without […]Read more "The Lovers and The Call. A Short Story."
I don’t know what’s the matter with people: they don’t learn by understanding; they learn by some other way—by rote, or something. Their knowledge is so fragile! — Richards Feynman I’ve stumbled upon a book, or should I say that the book stumbled upon me, called “The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out” by Richard Feynman. The […]Read more "On distractions, memory and ideas."
My grandmother died yesterday.
I will be forever grateful for the time I shared with her. She was the heart of our family from my oldest memories until her body allowed her to do soRead more "In memory of my grandmother: thanks for the life you gave me."
Imagine a world of happiness. Everyone has what they wish for, what they need, what they want. There is no need for food, shelter, security or entertainment. Picture a society highly divided between high class, middle class, and low-class citizens, every individual being born on their “caste” and not able to, under any circumstances, escape […]Read more "Imagine a perfect, happy world. Now, imagine the opposite."
I’ve been wanting to read The Analyst for years but I never quite got to it. When I recently asked on social media for suggestions of books to read next, this book was mentioned a few times, so there you go. “Happy fifty-third birthday, Doctor. Welcome to the first day of your death”. Imagine that […]Read more "My thoughts on The Analyst by John Katzenbach"
There’s this interesting phrase that goes “I found myself between the sword and the wall” that I heard many times in my childhood in cartoons and comics. As a kid I had a wild imagination, as most kids do, and my mind could only create this scenario of myself being literally in between a sword […]Read more "I found myself between the sword and the wall. Should I be brave or wise?"
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway What we love about quotes from the masters is the truth in them. Today’s a good day to bleed a little. What about? Not the slightest idea. But that’s kind of the point, isn’t it? Our mind is too small […]Read more "Mumbling and bleeding. Bleeding and mumbling."