“You haven’t come this far to stop.”

Over 50,000 runners took part in the New York Marathon in November 2018. And I was one of them. I had decided to participate the year before, selling myself the event as a sightseeing opportunity: “You’ll see parts of New York you haven’t yet seen!”  That was good enough motivation for me, because to me New York is the greatest city in our modern world … Continue reading “You haven’t come this far to stop.”

“Carrie Bradshaw, love of my life – “

I am not sure you are always afforded the luxury of going back and rewriting a narrative, a perspective or a part of your own story. Time moves on, people move on, even you move on, therefore going back is sometimes unnecessary, unimportant, no longer something that you feel you need to do. And so I am extremely grateful I have recently had the opportunity … Continue reading “Carrie Bradshaw, love of my life – “

Travels of the heart and soul. Musings of the mind.

There are places in this world that resonate with who I am. That is a hell of a profound thing to say. The countryside I grew up in resonates with who I am, perhaps because it is where I was made. The greyish buildings in the old part of Edinburgh covered in the morning mist resonate with me, as did the cup of hot chocolate … Continue reading Travels of the heart and soul. Musings of the mind.

The New York Public Library.

The New York Public Library is one of those emblematic New York buildings, right there on the map of the great buildings that make the city memorable, alongside the Empire State, the Chrysler, Grand Central Station and the Waldorf Astoria. Built in the 19th century with support from the Lenox, the Astor and other wealthy families of the time, the New York Public Library feels … Continue reading The New York Public Library.