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On Feelings Tolkien

Where are your roots? And your heart?

“It is best to love first what you are fitted to love, I suppose: you must start somewhere and have some roots, and the soil of the Shire is deep. Still there are things deeper and higher; and not a gaffer could tend his garden in what he calls peace but for them, whether he […]

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Why don’t Earth Forever?

Today is Earth Day. It’s just a day. One day to celebrate the Earth when we should feel grateful every single day of our lives.Why don’t thank Mother Nature every morning as we breathe the fresh air, taking a glimpse at the blue sky? Why don’t appreciate the refreshing breeze we are given out by […]

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Write a story in six words

Writing a story in six words, is the fastest way to write a story? Or does it take time? The secret is on choosing the right words. One of the most famous pieces of microfiction is often attributed to Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn”. I decided to give it a try: Learnt […]

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MUSIC

Two words: Abbey Road. A place where wonderful things happen. It’s 09.00am. I am getting ready to leave the house and catch the train that will take me to London Bridge Station, where I travel on the jubilee line to St. John’s Wood. Once I get there, I go all the way up the escalators […]

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On Feelings

F E A R

FEAR: Focusing your Eyes on Average Reality Noua Omenire The two faces of Fear Fear never leaves our side. We tend to see that as something negative: it limits our expressions, prevents our progress, makes us angry and frustrated. Furthermore, it also represents that inner voice that encourages us, waiting for us to face it, […]

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SLOW

‘Patience’. [I sigh] ‘Patience?’ ‘Yes. Patience’. ‘Is there not an easiest and fastest way?’ ‘Oh, I’m afraid there is not’. [I sigh again. Then, I stand by the window and observe the grove of pine trees outside] ‘Like the smallest of trees, I must learn about patience’. [A hand touches my back, as its owner […]

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SONG

How lovely it is when you can link a song to a place The future’s for discovering the space in which we’re traveling—Square One Coldplay’s X&Y album, for me, is linked to a special location in the south of Argentina: La Patagonia. A place where the sky expands behind the high mountains, as these connect with […]

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To Humanity

I had already forgotten how many days I woke up to my bedroom window to discover a white mantle of countless clouds hiding the sunlight that we longed for so long. But when we have hope, we know that in the face of any uncomfortable situation in which we feel nervous—or even scared—, wise words […]