Monthly Archives: December 2017

Homage to Saturn & Happy New Year!

Another calendar cycle is almost over. So, let’s honour Saturn, god of Time, for all the best & the worst 2017 has given to us, for all the difficulties, restrictions, unbearable situations he has placed us into, because they form our … Continue reading

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Dazzling Christmas Beauty

Modern Christmas can’t be imagined without many things. A brightly decorated Christmas tree is one of them. And as soon as it is dressed in its sparkling fragile jewelries, the spirit of the feast becomes very intense. Bright lights twinkle … Continue reading

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Most Wanted Christmas Criminal

Esteemed Readers, Merry Christmas & Happy Winter Solstice! As this year many of you discuss Santa Claus’s origin in your festive posts, – that’s great that we remind each other of the Christian spirit of these magic days, – I … Continue reading

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Italy & France: Unfaithful Husband & Shrew Wife

Hostility between Italy & France has always amused me. Through the centuries these two countries have been bound up with each other. Even if both nations don’t want to accept that openly, they are more relatives than neighbours. A close … Continue reading

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Recollections Are Made of Soul Sweat*

Even stones have memory… We’re luckier than our ancestors, for we are able to keep any moment of our life. One press of a button and, voilà, an instant is saved for next generations to come. This opportunity creates a … Continue reading

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Sphinx Asks Riddles IV

Esteemed Readers, I would like to enter a New Year without unsolved riddles. 🙂 So, here is another 17th century enigma for your pleasure & the answer of the one of the third round. The last one turned out to … Continue reading

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