CANADA – Joining a Christian Camp and Liking It (OMG)

Back in the Spring I was planning a trip to Québec for the summer holidays. My dear friend A. whom I hadn’t seen in years invited me to a getaway weekend in the Laurentians in Quebec and I could not possibly refuse. Pictures of the place were stunning and represented exactly what I needed after months of work and city life: brick-colored pine forests, mirror … Continue reading CANADA – Joining a Christian Camp and Liking It (OMG)

INDIA – How Indian Astrology Messes Up Newly Wedds’ Sexlife

Wherever we come from on this planet, whether we are religious or not, traditional or not, we all go through the same hormonal changes during puberty and then teenage years, discovering desire and all that jazz. The difference is that some wait and some don’t. In the Western world, except for a few Mormons and other true believers, not only couples already had sex before … Continue reading INDIA – How Indian Astrology Messes Up Newly Wedds’ Sexlife

Does Gentrification = Colonisation? A story of hipster ghettos

I’ve been hearing the word “gentrification” over and over again in the past few months in different parts of the world without really understand what it means: Berlin, Toronto, Oslo, Copenhagen, Brisbane, Montreal for the least. My friend who decided to buy a flat in Berlin said he finally managed to find one in the only area that hasn’t been gentrified and is therefore still … Continue reading Does Gentrification = Colonisation? A story of hipster ghettos