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1984

So, I recently finished “1984”, by George Orwell.  It went right on my “favs” shelf and I would glue it there if I wasn’t against book abuse. I didn’t know much about the plot, I just knew that both my parents have read it, that it ‘s a classic and that it’s considered one of […]

Review: “Hook”, by Nicolas Tsamis

  My rating: 3 out of 5 stars One day, I found an inbox from the author of this book, asking me if I wanted to read it and leave an honest review. Of course, I said yes, because the only thing better than a book is a free book! I was given the choice […]

Apple cake

So, this is the cake I made yesterday for my dad, since I’m on a diet, AGAIN! But of course I tasted it and it’s delicious! At this point, I have to say that I found this recipe here, and the original one is with oranges instead of apples. But I only had apples, so […]

My A-Z book challenge

This used to be a different challenge. But I’m starting it again, because I delayed it too much and didn’t even stick to the rules! So here it is, my new A-Z challenge! I have to read one book for every letter of the alphabet. Because this is a challenge,  I CANNOT read a letter […]

To her.

I was walking down the street, running from one thing to another when, somehow her overpowring memory came to me, taking my breath away… I remembered the way she smiled and laughed when I surprised her, coming back from college a day or two early… And i kept smiling for the rest of my day. […]

Ελαιώνας Ιππαρχικού – Hipparchicus olive grove

(note: this was suposed to be published 2 months ago) Yesterday we finished planted our own olive trees. A very tiring but satisfyong weekend!

Valdottavo, Part I

You know those places where middle aged, recently divorced women go to rediscover life in romantic comedies, in Tuscany or south France, those little villages where everyone seems to know everyone and they welcome the new visitor with open arms, those places where they have the doors unlocked and anyone can go in or out […]