Hemingway

Are you actually reading that? Hemingway?

“Hemingway?” she said dubiously. “I thought it would be good for Paris.” She rolled her eyes and went back to her book.” Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot, Picador, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, New York 2011. Does anybody still read Hemingway?...
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How to become a famous writer?

When I decided I wanted to make a living out of writing, my parents were quite sad. „My daughter, how will you pay your bills?”, my mom asked, and my dad added: „Do you have any idea how hard it is to succeed in this profession?” I know, that...
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Christmas in Paris

Wherever you go, Christmas is a special time. Every country has it’s own special way to celebrate it. I don’t know where you are from, but I will tell you what Christmas looks like here, in Paris… You can feel that magical mood in November when...
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Every time is a good time for visiting Paris

When is the best time to visit Paris? Now! And this is my universal answer for this question for every season, every month, and every day! Paris is one of those magical places in the world where there is no such thing as a specific traveling season. You...
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Eat like Picasso, drink like Hemingway

Sometimes I wonder what was on those famous artists’ menus back in the day. Were they gourmands? or was food the last thing on their minds? I decided to find out for myself what was on their plates during the last century. Pablo Picasso, one of the...
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Writing classes

„There is no friend as loyal as a book” – that quote from Ernest Hemingway is one of my favorites. I’m a real bookworm. In my little room you wont find too many things – even my wardrobe is not as big as it could be, but my bookshelf is...
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