Picnic On Five Continents

The first landmark one notices on the way to the center of Marseille coming from the airport is the glistening aqueduct – the stone engulfed in the Provence sun is the most beautiful garnish of the long channel that has been providing drinking water for Marseille since the 19th Century. Later in the same epoch, […]

Help!

Spain, in the time of the Beatles An English teacher in a province school and one of the biggest fans of the famous Liverpool four, makes up an excuse for the school’s principal about his sudden absence and sets out on a journey! The reason for this benign lie is very important – John Lennon is […]

The Fabulous Summer of Amélie Poulain

When we look at the images of Earth spinning in space and (thanks to the Internet) listen to its peculiar song which sounds a bit like the wind blowing, we are overwhelmed by the feeling of complete peace and timelessness. However, unlike this space scene, the Earth on ‘the ground level’ is completely opposite – […]

Breakfast 🥐☕ and Lipstick 💄

One of the possible answers to a question ’what women want’ can be hidden in the least expected of places – breakfast! Because, if there is a certain dynamic during the week in the way we start our days, that by itself is already some guarantee of pleasure. Whether it’s breakfast in bed, coffee and […]

Soundtrack for Her

Imagine eavesdropping on a conversation between two people in love and hearing the following:  Theodore: How many others? Samantha: 8,316. Theodore: Are you in love with anybody else? Samantha: Why do you ask that? Theodore: I do not know. Are you? Samantha: I’ve been thinking about how to talk to you about this. Theodore: How […]

Sounds And Visions That Change The World

Many people throughout the time had a vision of the world around us, which sometimes made them marginalised by the society and considered a little ‘wacky’ at best – originating all the way  from the old (terrible and insane) claim that the Earth is actually round…  This should not dissuade us from fantasising because it […]

What is love? :)

Depicted as ‘the lovable loser’, too melancholic and uncertain for  for his age and accompanied by  his stubborn dog Snoopy, Charlie Brown is a favorite character of both children and grownups. When once asked by his friend Pepermint Patty what he think what love is, he answered: Well, years ago, my dad owned a black 1934, […]

Romantic smoke

There are 7000 chemical compounds in tobacco smoke. Men smoke more then women, coupled with drinking whiskey, if possible. Women choose vine.  ’A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a Smoke’, Rudyard Kipling once wrote, having doubts between the ’monogamy slavery’ and love for ’a harem of dusky beauties’. At the end he made his choice – if his fiancée is […]

Clouds & Marshmallow Pies :)

Thomas: What do you think it’s like? Vada: What? Thomas: Heaven. Vada: I think… everybody gets their own white horse and all they do is ride them and eat marshmallows all day. And everybody’s best friends with everybody else. When you play sports, there’s no teams, so nobody gets picked last. Thomas: But what if […]