Author: Lyubena T.

The Place of the Books

Българска версия може да откриeте под английската. In his essay Brief Notes on the Art and Manner of Arranging One’s Books Georges Perec says that every library answers a twofold need, which is often also a twofold obsession: that of conserving certain objects (books) and that of organizing […]

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Soul Shelter while Shelter in Place

Версия на български може да прочетете по-долу. The last couple of months were definitely hard for us. Just like many average family in the Western world we found ourselves in a situation when both my husband and I are full time working from home and […]

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Easter Memories

This weekend in Bulgaria we celebrate the Orthodox Easter. When I think of Easter time during my childhood I can write a long list of pleasures like: My mum letting the sweet Easter bread dough rise during the night so she can bake them in […]

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Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

One of our first trips in Northern California happened to be in the Monterey area. We spent the Memorial Day long weekend driving around Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea and Pacific Grove. Here there are some postcards from this journey.  

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Calm Christmas

In December we had to take yet another life decision. When you have to choose between two almost equally good opportunities, there is no choice but to take the one with less disadvantages and immediately forget about all of them when the decision is taken. […]

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Notebook as a Room

The notebook is your little room. A phrase that keeps reverberating in my mind for a long time. I have been always into paper and notebooks. I have been using them since I learned to write properly to collect a random list of useful phrases […]

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Basel for 32 hours

We took a 9.05 morning flight to Basel to arrive there around 10am. The hotel we have chosen for our stay was The Passage – a wonderful silent location, near the hear of the city with essential bright rooms and delicious breakfast. Basel is very […]

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List of Pleasures: April and May

Last writing pause lasted quite a bit, but here I am back with a list of favourite things for April and May. Going back home May was preceded by a fantastic warm week back in Bulgaria. One week spring break was the right time to […]

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Le vieux-port de Honfleur

Cold wind roars from the North. One wants to draw their scarf over their head. The old houses by the port of Honfleur draw up a line huddling together to protect from the wind. With their facades in colour, they remind elementary school students preparing […]

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Cala Ratjada

Cala Ratjada summer favourites

Swimming suits are long ago hidden in the back of the wardrobe. Days are getting shorter and we are getting busier. Vacantion is over, but pretty pictures and sweet memories are reminding us about our wonderful time in Mallorca. The biggest of the Balearic islands welcomed […]

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