The Journey Begins

People say writing is easy. You sit on your ass and write about whatever stupid thing crosses your mind at the time and get paid for it. They laugh at me when I say I’m a writer. “Writing is not a real job”, they say, “find something meaningful to do with your life”. How wrong…

Fated to fade

Last Saturday afternoon I got out of my cozy burrow and went for a walk with a friend. It was a sunny day, almost Spring-like. After taking a round around the city, we decided to keep away from the population and take a stroll by the riverbank. It was such a beautiful day, and aside…

Lucky or unlucky days?

Hello, world! We are well into 2023 and I hope you’re having a great start to the new year! I wish you prosperity, lots of energy, and health, and may all your dreams come true! On December 31st, as the clock struck 12 at midnight, I found myself not making any wishes as I would…

Needs

I need more money. I need more time. I need more energy. Three needs that coexist in everyone’s mind, every single day, not necessarily in that order. Each time the verb “need” is followed by the adverb “more”. Have you ever heard someone saying “I want less” of something? This “I need more” of something…

Old-timers

When did you start feeling old? When I hit 30 I thought that that was it for me. Everything seemed to slow down. No more staying up late, and I preferred spending my evenings at home rather than at the pub. Not to mention that working out became a necessity and a priority as my…

There and back again!

This week started off with a blast! It’s December, the full-on holiday season and there are so many things to do and look forward to. I took a very long break from writing because I wanted to do some other things as well. My daily schedule looks erratic most of the time because I’m trying…

Rotting memories

While searching for a book to read I stumbled upon some old journals somewhere at the back of the bookcase. Apparently, I was hiding them and completely forgot about them. Curious, I started to flip through the pages and realized they were from 7 or 8 years ago, a time when I was at my…