Month: May 2017

  • Rules of engagement.

    I like long holidays by the beach and endless walks across London, New York and the world’s different towns and cities, so that I can feel their pace and get to know them; the magic of a well-lit boulevard and the seclusion of a hidden, noiseless street; the scent of freshly ground coffee, brown chocolate…

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  • enough.

    I have recently returned from a trip back home. True to the promise I had made to myself (and to some others) ahead of travelling there, I used some of my time to de-clutter my parents’ apartment. I managed to get through most the possessions I had stored in the bedroom and that I had…

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  • Sweetleaf, 135 Kent Ave., Williamsburg.

    Sweetleaf, 135 Kent Ave., Williamsburg.

    There is this place on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg that makes the most surprising coffee I have ever had. I discovered it last autumn when my friend visited me from Virginia and I promised to take her someplace where they made good coffee. I was surprised myself by how good it actually was, when I ordered…

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  • Free on Freemans Alley.

    On 1st of January this year, I ventured out on a long stroll through New York City. I walked across Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan and a few streets into the Lower East Side found Freemans Alley. It is a place known for two things: the former is interesting graffiti and quirky advertising messaging (here some…

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  • “Personality” killed the cat.

    That is a shame. Personality is the reason we love cats in the first place.

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