Going green with a Fairy Washboard Haworthia

Unlike most people I know, I don’t decorate my home. Mostly because I don’t like clutter. After all, where does one draw the line between decoration and clutter? (The ever-growing piles of books in my apartment don’t count as the latter.) Ever since I moved to Brussels two and a half years ago, the only decorative item…

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The Proust Questionnaire

Have you ever completed The Proust Questionnaire? Made famous by Marcel Proust, this was a common parlor game during the Belle Epoque and supposedly unveils the aspirations and thoughts of those answering it. There are two known sets of answers by Proust – the first was from the mid-1880s when he was around 13 and the…

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