Category Archives: CURRENT AFFAIRS

the bitten apple

  steve jobs, the film, was screening at soho house.  i hardly watch films lately, but this was an opportunity to learn a bit about steve jobs the man, albeit from a hollywood perception.  the film left me with the … Continue reading

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don’t think about it…

we do think.  at times just too much; and not necessarily about what makes us happy.   we think about everything else.  and yet, whatever it is that makes us happy is actually just the thing to do.  it is … Continue reading

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in conversation

in conversation, we are told, religion and politics don’t mix.  subjects to be avoided.  best to address the weather.  consequently, i find the climate at the right temperature to be in conversation addressing religion and politics.  this could be just … Continue reading

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even outside of italy

it was ferragosto, even outside of italy.  ferragosto is an italian holiday that takes place on the 15th of august, and it celebrates the summer vacation.  it also coincides with the religious day of the assumption.  on this day, cities … Continue reading

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a love package

  saint valentine’s day is the day of love and friendship, and it is celebrated in many countries around the world on the 14th of february.  the heart is one of the symbols of this day.  it is said that … Continue reading

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WOODY ALLEN AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

i caught woody allen and the eddy davis new orleans jazz band at the cafe carlyle last week in new york.  the room is small and the performance is quite intimate.  woody keeps his eyes shut through most all of … Continue reading

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savour THANKSGIVING

The Turkey (1961) private collection – Roy Lichtenstein gobble, gobble…not a good idea.  best to savour.  as you are savoring; give thanks.  and not just for the luvSTUFF.  it’s thanksgiving in the usa.  it’s a day to give ‘thanks’ that dates … Continue reading

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a mad lust season

  Or maybe spring is the season of love and fall the season of mad lust. Spring for flirting but fall for the untamed delicious wild thing. ~ Elizabeth Cohen “In Heaven, it is always Autumn. ~ John Donne  autumn in the … Continue reading

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blue sky ferragosto

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. ~ L. Frank Baum  i became accustomed to anticipate that ferragosto would be a blue sky day.  with the unpredictability of todays climate, … Continue reading

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teamwork

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller i arrived in gstaad, switzerland, just in time to watch the semi final world cup.  this game emphasized what teamwork is all about.  although one … Continue reading

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