If you’re interested, you’ll do what’s convenient; if you’re committed, you’ll do whatever it takes.

JOHN ASSARAF

Italo Calvino: Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino is a remarkable book. Originally published in 1972 in Italian as Le città invisibili, this is an unusual piece of literary work. It reads like a series of vignettes where imaginary dialogues between Marco Polo and the all-powerful Kublai Khan are interspersed with evocative descriptions of cities that the former…

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Looking 1, 2, 3

I walk through Parc d’Egmont every day on my way to work. Rain or shine, it is always a pleasure to pass through this tiny park  – a tiny oasis steps away from the ugly Ring Road which is part of the unfortunate Brusselization phenomenon. A few days ago, as always, I entered the park from Rue du…

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