New Words, New Year

Summertime. You read a book. You fall in love with it. It makes you fall in love with the world, with life itself. You have never felt so human, so understood by the words of another. You discover yourself between the pages. Long after the last sentence has been read, the back cover slapped with… Continue reading New Words, New Year

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Departure (2015) 

Recently  I watched a stunningly moving Anglo-French film called "Departure" (2015). I feel compelled to share it with others because it was probably one of the most exceptionally rendered tales of love, angst, youth, relationships and self-discovery that I've seen in a long time.  Essentially it is the story of Elliot, an adolescent British boy,… Continue reading Departure (2015) 

On Life, Death and Happiness

Citations from War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy (1869)   Who's right, and who's wrong? No one. You're alive — so live: tomorrow you'll die, just as I could've died an hour ago. And is it worth the suffering, when there is only a second left to live compared with eternity? "What is bad? What is good?… Continue reading On Life, Death and Happiness