life

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver  

carcassonne

I went away to Carcassonne for a couple of days to write (and take looong baths, get a new haircut and drink some wine). I stayed with our dear friends who used to live in our little village, and then opened an amazing B&B in Carcassonne last autumn. It was a treat to be stay with you…

the nonsense trap

When life gets serious, you realize how much stupid things have come to matter. Trying to decrease my dairy intake or blaming myself not to get up immediately when the alarm clock rings. Worrying about a to-do list, clean house or missed phone calls. I don’t care anymore what anyone thinks of me. I don’t care about…

stephen king

I just finished the memoir of Stephen King. I had never read anything he wrote before because I am not a real suspense lover. But after reading a review about this 15 year old book I ordered it immediately and it turns out to be one of the best, useful and truest books I’ve read in years….

working hours

I have two more weeks to get a sh*t lot of work done. Reading, watching, interviewing, writing an a lot of thinking. I counted and as it looks now I will have a total of 22 hours to get it done. I will have to make it a military operation to use every minute of those…

clean

I got used to the clean source water, the clean air, no radiation, the darkness and silence of the mountains. And it is only when I don’t have access to these basics, I realize how they are human needs. In the city we think our living environment is clean, but every time I come back…