Nationalities

For some, it comes easy to love the nationality they’re born into. For others, it can turn into arrogance. And then there are the likes of me, who don’t feel that nationality can define or limit them. In fact, for years, I worked on shredding my Hungarian-ness. I tried to hide on my blogs that […]

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My convivophobia – fear of parties

I am sitting at the table. The dinner is eaten, dances are being done, fun is being had. By the other people. Couples. Awk, couples. Aren’t they the worst?They have been nice throughout the trip, but now, they make me stand out like a sore thumb. I’m feeling like a sore thumb. Small, abandoned, boring. […]

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“Journeys are the midwives of thought.”

I’m travelling today so let me share a great thought on this from Alain de Botton’s The Art of Travel: “Journeys are the midwives of thought. Few places are more conducive to internal conversations than a moving plane, ship or train. There is an almost quaint correlation between what is in front of our eyes […]

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Against the numbers: 40 at 40

“Four signifies stability, rationality, structure and rules,” says the Galaxy Tarot app. Basically this number is everything I’m not. And still, this year, the big 4 came for me in the form of my birthday (bringing his friend, the 0 along). Obviously, I have to shake him form “being rooted and unmoving”. 

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