Where I was when I wasn’t here

It's been a while since I published my last post, and an even longer while since I wrote one. Somehow April just wasn't good for writing so far, I don't know if it's the fact that spring is so late in coming and I was constantly feeling cold until this week, or if it's related …

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The Artist’s Way – Julia Cameron

I read this book during the Easter Weekend, in a lovely hotel on the Baltic seaside. The weather was far from spring, we actually had snow on the first night and a storm on the lat day, but having a room with sea-view is always amazing. Just hearing the constant roar of waves calms me …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova – Quotes

And now our Rorschach blur spills into the building of the world's worst-named airport, Vrajdebna. It means 'hostile'. At around that point, I began to suspect that something was wrong with us, or with where we lived. It was the mud. I watched my mother wash the pram from top to bottom every time we …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova

I bought this book during my February trip to Daunt Books, where I was completely enchanted by the way the books are organized, by country rather than by genre or author. As I never read anything by a Bulgarian author I decided to close this gap and Kassabova's book was a good start I must …

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