There are COVID-19, Whales and a Planet

Steve Rogers: You know, I saw a pod of whales when I was coming up the bridge. Natasha Romanoff: In the Hudson? Steve Rogers: There’s fewer ships, cleaner water. Natasha Romanoff: You know, if you’re about to tell me to look on the bright side, um, I’m about to hit you in the head with a peanut butter sandwich. Whales and pollution: Who has watched Avengers: Endgame knows that Captain … Continue reading There are COVID-19, Whales and a Planet

I am a Fraud

For my maiden post at the Byzantine Times, it has taken me quite a while to figure out what it should be. I was so close- as close as Kanye is to Kanye- to start my search for the extinct dodo for sacrificial purposes, at least to get inspiration. I have been debating on what the most appropriate theme for my piece would be, especially … Continue reading I am a Fraud

Is professionalism dead in contemporary music?

The question might seem trivial or, at least, reductive. In reality, I’m referring exclusively to those genres that pump with the sound of millions of streaming reproductions!.. on the well-known fastfood music platforms, which nowadays rule especially among those who really have time to listen it: young people. The backing tracks are all synthetics – it’s a fact – and, well that goes, they are … Continue reading Is professionalism dead in contemporary music?

A short story of the smallest country

If Pluto relies on South America, Brazil could more or less contain it, with its 8,514,877 km² surface. Central Park, on the other hand, measures only 3.41 km2, but is almost 8 times larger than the smallest State in the world. It is a fairly recent State, born only 81 years ago, but actually with a rather ancient history, which someone might even say adamitic, … Continue reading A short story of the smallest country

Is everyone now-a-days a narcissist?

Selfies about own faces, photos about own bodies, the editing of photos in order to make some body part look bigger/smaller/better. Why do we even publish these photos – photos about or own faces? Are we only concentrating into ourselves? So, are we all narcissists? First, we have to be specific with terms. Narcissism is a personality trait as well as for example braveness, fearless … Continue reading Is everyone now-a-days a narcissist?