• That evening when I saw famous people

    My brother went to New York a few years ago. And by some fortunate event, he was just around Broadway when Denzel was playing. And by an even more fortunate event, he got tickets in the first row. Ever since then, every time we speak about his time in NYC, he brings up the story of how that happened and how amazing the experience was. So now that I am in the Big Apple myself, I am thinking – why don’t I go look for a Denzel play? Off I go on the world wide web, I figure he’s playing the Iceman Cometh. The plot doesn’t seem extremely interesting, but it’s…

  • When life just happened to me. Living in NYC

    10 June 2018 Staring at a blank page, on an airport chair, I feel like I’m living someone else’s life. Or I still think that this is nothing but a dream. June 2004 Vermont, USA It’s a warm summer day and I arrive in Burlington after a 9 hour trip on the famous Greyhound bus. This was the beginning of my Work&Travel program in USA. I remember seeing an ad about it on the university hallway and begging my parents to borrow money so they can send me over the ocean, into the unknown that was USA. On the first evening there, we  were invited to dinner by our manager.…