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episode #57 month of June

Nature is booming and animals happily multiplying. June is about vivacity and colourfulness of life. June is about the beginning of astronomical summer, summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and midsummer night celebration. William Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream The course of true love never did run smooth. Lysander, Act I I know a bank where… Continue reading episode #57 month of June

episode #56 chemistry

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Gustav Jung  Clive Staples Lewis in his book The Four Loves is dividing following: eros ( romantic love), storge (affection), philia (friendship), agape (charity). Lewis is separating love into two categories—Need-love, where something… Continue reading episode #56 chemistry

Cesky Krumlov

Pictures South Bohemian city on the river Vltava, built by a noble family called Vitkovci in 1240, dominated by its 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and baroque elements, an 11-hectare garden and an original 17th-century baroque theatre.

SoundCloud ep #49 upload

Dear reader & listener, there is an inevitable gap between episode, the #27th was the last uploaded episode on SoundCloud. This jump is due to Christmas time and New Years topics. We are expecting summer despite the crazy weather. And so Veronika has decided to skip all the winter topics, and so you can enjoy… Continue reading SoundCloud ep #49 upload

episode #55 euphoric joy

Aristophanes says human beings were initially round (their sides and backs formed a circle), had four arms and legs, and one head with two faces which looked in opposite directions. As such, humans were very powerful. So Zeus decided to “cut them in two [so] they will be diminished in strength. Plato: The Symposium, Aristophanes… Continue reading episode #55 euphoric joy

episode #54 platonic love

Platonic love is a phrase used with allusion to Plato’s account of love in his Symposium. The Symposium was named after the cultural and social practice of the same name, which was a post-banquet gathering in which men would drink, listen to music, and relax. In the text, there are seven speakers, all based on… Continue reading episode #54 platonic love

episode #53 May month of love

Hebe’s here, May is here! The air is fresh and sunny; And the miser-bees are busy hoarding golden honey. Thomas Aldrich May is named after “Maia” the goddess of spring and growth. She is supposed to be the daughter of Faunus, one of the oldest Roman deities, the wife of Vulcan and mother of Hermes.… Continue reading episode #53 May month of love

episode #52 wonders of the world

Spoken word Sir Walter Raleigh: What Is Our Life (read by John Richetti) Music Beastie Boys: Shambala Gorillaz: Tranz Malian Musicians & Damon Albarn feat. Simon Burwell: Institut National Des Arts Stereolab: The Flower Called Nowhere Bonobo ft. Andreya Triana: Stay The Same Florence + The Machine: 100 Years Koop feat. Mikael Sundin: Tonight Louis… Continue reading episode #52 wonders of the world

Friuli, Lombardy (Italy)

Bergamo Bergamo airport is five minutes walk from the shopping centre called OREO. There, you can find everything, literally everything, thus, my advice, before the flight back, go to the shopping centre and buy what you need: cheese, more cheese, prosciutto, wine… eat a slice of pizza in one of “fast food” on the top… Continue reading Friuli, Lombardy (Italy)

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