10 days in Moscow; it starts with a child like excitement to meet the loved ones of my special lady. But also to see, hear, smell and try things in a legendary place with so much going on. It ends with some kind of hard-to-get-rid-of hung over, exhausted, and somehow defeated feeling.
I have no doubt Russians, check that, Moscovites, are strong. You have to be strong to endure the long and energy sucking commutes to, from and within this megalopolis.… Read Full Text
Vanish for a month or so from the online publishing world and some people might take notice. A few emails trickle in: “where’d you go?”, “what’s going on?”. 10 years of publishing something at least every week if not several times a week, brings some degree of expectation.
On the other hand, like so many things in life, it is great to break a tradition, strike up in a new direction, or simply defy expectations.… Read Full Text