Short story: No One Writes to the Colonel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, from No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories. Highly Recommended. 37 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Memories of the Melancholy Writer: Falling in Love

As far as Irina was concerned, there was nothing wrong with reading yellowish moldy magazines, that normally resided in the ugly wooden cabinet on the balcony of her third floor apartment, during her summer break.  4,674 more words

Writing

A journey back in time in Mompox on the Rio Magdalena


Mompox may sound like something you need to inoculate your children against, but in fact it’s a stunningly humid and attractive old town that sits on the bank of the Rio Magdalena in Colombia. 493 more words

Travel

Love in the Time of Cholera - Review

El amor en los tiempos del cólera by Gabriel García Márquez Published in Spanish in 1985, in English as Love in the Time of Cholera… 984 more words
Writing

Cele 13 randuri pentru viata - Gabriel García Márquez

Nu mi-au placut niciodata citatele acelea care le intalneam sub forma de fotografie atarnate pe wall-ul “prietenilor” pe care ii avem pe Facebook… de aia i-am si sters din lista, dar asta e alta poveste. 455 more words

Personal

"Three days later, in Paris,

Dr. Juvenal Urbino received a telegram during supper with friends, and he toasted the memory of his father with champagne. He said: ‘He was a good man.’ Later he would reproach himself for his lack of maturity: he had avoided reality in order not to cry. 461 more words

Literature

despre jurnale

Cu riscul de a da prea tare din casa, astazi va vorbesc despre importanta jurnalelor si despre cat de mult m-au ajutat si influientat pe parcursul anilor. 566 more words

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