Catch-22

Book review: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller I found this book as number 2 on the list of funniest books ever. Number one being The Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy. I found that one incredibly funny, so I looked forward to another such funny book. And indeed this book had me laugh out loud so often … Continue reading Catch-22

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The power and the Glory

In a poor, steamy and barren Mexican state, the Red Shirts have gained control, outlawed God, and murdered priests. But one still lives, the whisky priest, who has an illegitimate daughter and believes he has lost his soul. Now he is on the move, trying to escape his executioners. As he tramps anonymously through the glowing … Continue reading The power and the Glory

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Wonderful creatures

A few months ago, I went to the movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and where to find them’. It was tremendously inspiring. Such a wonderful world, with such diversity, magic, and a beautiful display of openness for others and tenderness and eccentricity and loads of humor! There was a dark side too. Without spoiling too much, I think … Continue reading Wonderful creatures

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Transparency

Some two years ago, I came across the book ‘Morals on the book of Job’. It is a verse by verse commentary on the Bible book of Job, written by Saint Gregory around the year 590. For several reasons this book captivated my attention , and now I have read almost half of it, and … Continue reading Transparency

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Quicksand of Questions

To write or not to write.. that’s the question. And then what to write, that’s another question. And silly enough, these questions can make me miserable. However much I enjoy writing, when these questions grip me, I start thinking that whatever I do is bound to become a total flop anyway, and that it was … Continue reading Quicksand of Questions

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