…Where books are burned first…

I can not believe that year after year after year, I come back to a very haunting quote that I first learned when visiting Berlin back in the 2000s.

Parque Del Oeste, Madrid

Recently, we were in Madrid for the very first time ever, even though we have lived in the Malaga area for some time. Different provinces, long distances, and having no car in general do make a sound reason for not visiting the nation’s capital, right?

Out With The Old, In With The New?

It’s 2023, and many of us have made some New Year’s resolutions or simply have decided (after feeling hangoverish) to stay sober for January, at least. In other words, we are trying to be better versions of ourselves.

2022 In Pictures (And Words)

2022 is just about over, and 2023 is already on the way. As I write this, there are already many countries, and even continents, which have already moved to new year, whilst some of us in Europe have few more hours to go. Americans have to wait slightly longer. Even though I decided not to…

Times, And Years Change

Year 2022 is coming to an end, and a new one is shortly beginning. This time of the year always gets me a bit thoughtful, and I tend to look back to see what I have managed and what I still need to achieve before moving into something completely new.

What Has Become Of Me?

Like so many other great blog text ideas, this also got into my head whilst pouring myself a cup (or a mug) of coffee before my shift started in the wee hours of the morning. I was standing in the kitchen, by the coffee maker in my gray sweatpants, woolly socks, hair a total mess,…

I Should Not Have Done It!

A year ago, 17th of November to be exact, we got the keys to our new home, a beautiful house in the countryside. The interest rates were relatively low, electricity prices were reasonable, fuel prices normal and as a countryside dweller these are the costs that you have to calculate on top of the food…

Friendship Or Duty

In a situation where you are friends with someone, but you are also working in a position that involves your friend, what should be the ground rules? Or should two worlds, duty and friendship, even coexist?

Steel Anniversary

Greetings from Kaunas, Lithuania, where me and my Wifey of 11 years have been celebrating our Steel Anniversary.

Sima from Mumbai!

Oh, goodness me! My wifey and I have been practically binging on The Indian Matchmaking on Netflix.