Ode to joy under pressure

It’s the terror of knowing what this world is about Watching some good friends screaming, «Let me out!» Under Pressure, Queen (fut. David Bowie) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes I think,...

40 years in the shade

The woman that enters the café must be around 65 years old. She is well-dressed, made-up, smiling from ear to ear. “I wait for company”...

Adultery makes the world go round

Madame Bovary’s approach and the Coolidge effect ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the biggest conventional lies is that human beings are monogamous creatures. This is the basis for...

Thoughts of a child that was hunting comets

“When young, it is too soon, and when old, it is too late” Diogenis the Cynic “The young seek adventure, the old long for security.” Naguib Mahfouz ~ I was eleven years...

Even cowboys get the blues

Annie Proulx is one of the most renowned American writers, way above the average. Her books have been awarded with the Pulitzer Prize, National Book...

Politicians’ neurological disorder

Oliver Sacks presents in his famous book “The man who mistook his wife for a hat” a unique case of optical agnosia. In this case...