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Happy New 2018!

We welcomed New Year 2018 at the roof top terrace of one of the tallest Gran Via buildings in Madrid, eating traditional 12 grapes, making wishes, drinking Cava (and seriously freezing under the wind). It was the first full family … Continue reading

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Thank you, 2017!

The pre-Xmas week was symbolic of 2017: out of nowhere, I went Malta with (practically) strangers for a couple of days. Yet another promising opportunity. The project is still under brainstorming and those strangers turned out to be incredibly smart, … Continue reading

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Thoughts and highlights of 2016 – 4 things to keep

I spent several hours today flipping through my Kindle highlights pages, revisiting quotes, comments and   personal notes.  I didn’t read much during 2016, it was probably the year when I read the least since the age of 7 (laws and regulations don’t … Continue reading

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Everyone around me says that 2016 was crazy, wicked and exhausting. Many people ended that year in places they never expected. So many friends felt beyond tired and did not even have the energy to celebrate. My Facebook is full … Continue reading

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2015: all I can say – I did my best

By all statistical [materially obnoxious] measures, I had a great year – successful, exciting, remarkable. At the same time, I don’t remember another year when I felt so unsatisfied with myself, perplexed, and mortally exhausted. You know, like, you’ve done … Continue reading

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Do you hate your bank?

When I worked for Deutsche Post, everyone was telling me their said stories about lost parcels or postal depots closing too early on Saturdays. In my Amazon days, I heard tons of anecdotes how people’s Kindle content got lost, when … Continue reading

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The mass-shooting epidemic of public bragging is about to start

(photo taken on December 27th, 2007, in Reykjavik) This year’s grand finale is slowly but surely approaching and if you are anything like me (in love with ticked boxes, crossed to-do lists and impressive inventory of this year’s accomplishments), this … Continue reading

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