Festive season 2020

I don’t know about you, but in my opinion, a celebration is one of the best activities humankind invented, especially celebrating throughout autumn and winter. Someone was brilliant about that; you have to admit. Someone with well-developed psychological skills and social awareness. Because celebration is in (almost) every culture! When Read more…

Traveling solo: Cape Town

Sometimes I wonder why I’m still alive. This thought popped up several times already throughout my lifetime. I tried to answer it a few times. Now, when I reflect on my past travels instead of traveling, I think about it more often. I doubt I have special skills. Instead, I Read more…

One bitchy day

“You know what they say…” I paused to look at their faces. Both of them looked at me curios – hopeful, maybe. “What was that again?” I scratched my nose, hesitating once I realized that I got it wrong but decided to continue. “He hopes she will change; She, on Read more…

I want to break up

Recent events in my home country got me thinking. Cogs turned in my head, working hard to come to one conclusion: what if one’s nationality was just like a relationship? If one should dump a boyfriend who doesn’t meet basic requirements, one should be able to end or suspend, relationship with a country Read more…

I’m okay

Was a bad the one who was not right? Were all our actions comparable, measurable, always similarly perceptible? Does it really matter that one killed another one because of the trauma one has experienced? Because of pain which murmured caused to a murderer? Everyone is a sinner. Everyone is a Read more…

The lake house 3

Maya stood up quickly. There was something in his eyes that made her heart beat faster. Seemingly harmless gestures and words brought a wave of discomfort. Anxiety, chaos took over her mind. She proceeded to the kitchen, sort of on autopilot. Her body moved smoothly avoiding pieces of furniture. “I Read more…

What are we gonna do?

It has been raining a lot. Heavy rain and cloudy sky kind of match our current situation. Our moods. Our condition. Yesterday was bad, today is worst, tomorrow… What will tomorrow bring? World struggle with a great crisis on so many levels at once that makes it almost unbearable! We Read more…

The lake house 2

A narrow path led to a small, simple, wooden house. The house appeared to be well maintained but definitely neglected for a longer while. Leaves, twigs, and brunches lay down on a spacious patio. Windows were dirty, dead flies and wasps on the windowsills. A thin layer of dust covered Read more…

The lake house 1

“Love… they think it’s all about love” Maya’s thoughts were loud, louder than usual. She brought her thumbs up to the temples and massaged them firmly. The rest of the fingers rested on the forehead. The head felt like it was a stone pulled toward the ground by the strong Read more…