Category Eight tales for Summer

A night to be confused

Remember when you were small, when you had a thousand questions a minute coming to your mind? Remember the certainty you had that you would find the answer to each one of them once you would ask your older brother, sister, mother, father, uncle, grandparent, older friend? And do you remember when you would finally […]

Damien Rice. I love you.

There are songs like this that in the simplest of words manage to bring your mind back to the core, to the deepest depths of your mind and heart. There are lyrics like this that make you daydream and that manage to easily paint in front of you the picture of what a moment feels like. […]

On beauty

A few days back, in one of those random discussions, a friend asked why, at a first glance, we are attracted by beauty. What is it that makes someone beautiful, in the end of the day? After a few moments of silence, I said “It is our primal instinct talking. Beauty equals to Health and […]

Broken faces.

There is little resilience that our facial muscles are able to exhibit towards pain. There is so much we can do to hide the quiet scream that comes from our bellies, passes through our lungs, throat and pushes through, ready to exit like a massive sonic wave from our mouth and eyes. (the scene below is from “Little England”, […]

A tribute to salt.

I am a sweets person. At any given time, I prefer getting lost in the kitchen trying to bake the most perfect chocolate-hazelnut cake, tiramisu or cheesecake with raspberry sauce and mix sugar, flour, bitter chocolate and cream with fruits, alcohol, pepper and yes…the evil…butter. Salty meals on the other hand are a matter of […]