And a good year it will be! I have always said that nothing worse can happen as last year’s ‘events’, but somehow I always repeat that same sentence about 12 months or so later. It’s a cycle of adaption. As you get used to the last year’s negativities, you make room for new ones, it…… Continue reading Happy New Year!!!
Being still on my own had started making me feel a bit unsocial, it was time to remedy that. I went to the bar at the moment I also had to go, so I asked for the direction of the toilet first and then like a good gesture tried ordering a drink. The girl at…… Continue reading The pen of re-imbursment.
The KFC directions got me as close as middle of nowhere after leaving the subway, in the suburbs. Between all these apartment building blocks, all placed perfectly for tens of thousands while there were no people on the streets. Yet, according to others there was something out there. I’ll just make a loop through the ‘hood, I thought,…… Continue reading My nameless place.
They were right, and to some, impolite. Same as me. Fuck the map! Feel the city and walk a bit. Preferably towards a livelier place. I left BK and headed through a street that looked like it would end up somewhere crowdie, but crowdie didn’t happen. I went further down and noticed a cool looking…… Continue reading Impulse drives you nowhere.
Arriving at the subway station was where ‘trusty’ map had lost it’s merit for a while. Note to self: ask directions at the subway station next time, don’t pull out ‘trusty’ map too soon. I felt like going down 500m of escalator to get to some of the coloured lines that make up part of…… Continue reading Oktogon! I choo-choo choose you!
Getting around European cities in times where I’d previously have gone ‘Dutch’, personally meaning: being ill prepared and cheap. One has to rely mostly on stranger’s directions for the make shift plans you might have. Especially in a time where mobile internet was just getting started and I’d have to wait for a decade to share such pleasures myself. So that sucks.
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