“Seeing ourselves through someone elses eyes is backed by light while seeing ourselves through mirror is backed by darkness” – Prof Shems Friedlander The scariest person to deal with is ourselves. We are our greatest enemies because we put really high standards than we expect from other people. In many incidences we are not even aware of it; recently I
My father is an architect and since I was a kid, I was fascinated with buildings. Of course you can imagine, my delight when we learnt about learning tower of Pisa. I knew from the age of 10 I was going to see this weird construction and climb those steps. In 2007, when I finished drafting up my awesome bucket
When I was 13, I watched a documentary about Venice and how every year the water levels were rising. And after watching the merchants of venice, it became something that went on my bucket list. As much as the city was beautiful, I found it extremely touristic. There was a kazamillion souvenirs shops and the never ending flock of tourists.
Although I am quite environmentally conscious, there are some things that your mind wants that doesn’t make any rational sense. When I was 12 or 13 I saw the BBC coverage of Tomatina, the largest tomato throwing festival in the world. I knew this was something that I had to do on my bucket list. There are 40,000 people that
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“Are you not supposed to be the generation that is supposed to care about the environment?” was the opening line from my financial management professor in a class this week. As the audience hands went up, he asked yet another question “Does caring about the environment not also include caring about your neighbor?” People has mixed answers, and he responded
“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his/her fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. People, even more than things, have to be restored,
Stories are powerful, not only because people love hearing them, but because they are a crucial tool for learning about values, strengthening bonds, helping us reminisce of good experiences. When I was a kid I preferred stories over spending time with people. They were less complicated and I loved being immersed into the world of tales, learning about people who
July 4th was the day that Lewis Caroll finished and told Alice in Wonderland for the first time, its when Philippines gains independence from the US, its when the Give Peace a Chance was released and when Americans celebrate fourth of July. For me its a reminder thats its been another year since my fathers passing. At this moment four
“Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new” – Henry David Thoreau Today my friend Susan and I went to visit Avila and Segovia, two beautiful small towns 30-40 minutes from Madrid. I was intrigued when we visited Avila’s Cathedral which was erected between the 12-16th century. The cathedral was an example of how fashion determines