Central Asian sibling

Your name is Shuhrat (« shu rat »), you come from the eastern part of a very eastern country, Uzbekistan. Why did you once decide to leave Uzbekistan? -Well, I didn’t leave my country! I’m just travelling and discovering the world. -Why chosing Poland, then? -I had friends studying in Poland. I found out they have good…

A tribute to the wacky

What’s in common between Albert E., Leonard D.V., Wolfgang A.M., Winston C. and a few others, less popular? A kind of difference, a mental dysfunction or genius. These four guys suffered from dyslexia, had a difficult time at school, but we know what happened next. Other different geniuses didn’t suffer from dyslexia. However they left…

Do not listen to… your parents!!

« Listen to me! » We all learned this chorus by heart… At times we’d rather not! Should better deny remembering the parental catchphrase. Your parents experienced post-WW2 reconstruction, massive economic growth, blind material development and long-term carelessness. Didn’t Keynes predict that « in the long run we are all dead »? Yet our parents went through counter-culture events,…