Two days ago, I left my very good job at Google (details about this perceived insanity in a future post).
Today, I embark on a short detour from the everyday that will quite literally take me around the globe. 40 more words
In the summer of 1942 the attack on the Soviet Union was mainly focused on the strategically important oil fields in the Caucasus region.
But the siege of Stalingrad quickly turned into a sudden nightmare for the Germans in November 1942, when their big pride the 6th Army was unexpectedly encircled by General Zhukov and 1 million Soviet troops. 62 more words
There are specific, tangible moments in life which you can look back on and say, ‘That is where and when everything changed.’
To get to those moments, you usually have to trudge through monotony, fight through storms, wander through darkness, cry through heartache and crawl, to the edge of that moment broken, bruised, battered and ready to give up. 285 more words