on vanity

Woke up this morning to an article in The Guardian about how men are now feeling what it’s like to have your looks scrutinized as you grow older. We’re more than used to seeing women being objectified, for the simple fact that we keep being bombarded with Photoshopped images of almost-perfect female specimens. All. The bloody. Time. We’ve long accommodated […]

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Isidora & destiny

Even if our destiny is written, does that mean that we should just stop acting or do you continue doing what you think is right in the moment? Jeff Pinkner My recent binge (re)watching of Fringe has brought back one of my favourite existential questions of all time: destiny vs. free will. I was in my teens the first time […]

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europa geht durch mich

This past week, the Manic Street Preachers released the brilliant Futurology and I realized I never truly felt that sense of Europe they talk about – maybe insular eyes see it as something a lot more close-knitted than it really is. My country joined the EU four years after I was born, back when it was still the EEC. Along with the Bermuda Triangle and sightings […]

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