A Profound Look Back at the Week: August 2-8

The reason there was no PLBW last week was that I was too busy going to the beach on Sunday and then too busy dying slowly of heat and humidity in Constanta to write anything but the bare necessities such as work. I’m still in the process of recovering but since it’s a long road from central Bulgaria to southern Romania, I made some pictures on the way, completely random. Well, almost. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: August 2-8

A Profound Look Back at the Week: July 26 – August 1

It’s that time of the year again when we do our regular trip north, to the Romanian seaside, to visit the in-laws who this year have a brand new addition to the grandkid count, even though he’s a cat. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: July 26 – August 1

The joy of book research

“There is no delusional idea held by the mentally ill which cannot be exceeded in its absurdity by the conviction of fanatics, either individually or en masse.” Continue reading The joy of book research

A Profound Look Back at the Week: July 12-18

It’s the middle of the summer in this part of the world. Mid-July, specifically, is called the Great Heat, which sounds a lot better in Bulgarian but I’m not used to translating BG-EN, so that’s all you get, I’m afraid. And because it is too hot to think of something potentially witty to write about, here’s a bunch of random pictures I’ve taken recently. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: July 12-18

A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 28 – July 4

The last week of June has been a fun one, featuring some profound insight into life and a delayed OPEC meeting that became reason for a lot of workplace jokes but since nobody but bankers and energy journalists cares about OPEC (cosmically ironic, if you think about it), let’s never mention it again. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 28 – July 4

A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 21-27

A week of discoveries and profound realisations is drawing to an end and, to be honest, I could have used a couple of more weekend days but I can’t. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 21-27

A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 14-20

Summer camp week is over and let me just say I’m happy it’s over. The past seven days have made me question a lot of my choices in life, such as, you know, the choice of becoming a parent, and have led to profound philosophical insight, namely, that humans are masochists and that’s why they reproduce. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 14-20

A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 7-13

For reasons largely outside my control this week’s PLBW will be a listicle of what happened this week, the good and the bad. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: June 7-13

A Profound Look Back at the Week: May 31 – June 6

Oh, look, it’s that time of the year again when something is blooming and the mucous membranes in my face don’t like it so they go on strike, which makes me sneeze like I’m training for the Olympic sneezing team. It’s the time of the year when I hold my personal medicine appreciation week. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: May 31 – June 6

A Profound Look Back at the Week: May 24-29

Have you noticed how life is full of surprises and how they always come when you’re preparing for a prolonged period of surpriselessness? No? You must be lucky, then. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: May 24-29