Exequies of a King

There are those who, passing by you, can drain the colors from your world, and make even an autumnal park forget its brown and yellows. They come as swiftly as they go, leaving you in a black and white mood. Black and white isn't only the absence of colors, though. It's a way to be. It … Continue reading Exequies of a King


Careful Ambition

A new year always comes with new hopes and expectations, but how much do we actually need to do to be successful and feel good in 2018? And does it depend that much on setting the right goals? About this time last year, I wrote a list of goals for 2017. I put in there … Continue reading Careful Ambition

A Postcard from Peles

It's that time of the year when I visit castles. At Peles, they have everything - a retractable glass roof, a playhouse, a Moorish saloon, a Turkish parlor, a 19th-century heating system that's so good they never had to clean it, and the first modern toilets in the world. Together with Bran, Peles is one of … Continue reading A Postcard from Peles