From time to time I feel like watching more documentary movies, than artistic ones. This time, I discovered one about Africa and the lands used for agriculture there.

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Black humor. That’s how I would describe Roman Polanski’s ‘Carnage. Sometimes shocking, it actually made me laugh. It reveals the bad in us, all our self deceptions, all our prejudices, our way of patronizing others and feeling better that the rest.

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I received the best feedback so far from my boyfriend for this recipe, so it’s really worth posting it on the blog. He even said that the trout was more delicious that the one we have at a famous restaurant in Romania. For the whole evening, he kept saying that he has never eaten something as good and that it’s my best dish ever. So here it is, ladies and gentlemen : Trout and vegetables in the oven.

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I’ve seen this documentary a couple of years ago while visiting some friends in Berlin and it’s hard to say exactly how it made me fill. I felt impressed by the power of the things around us, angry at the damage we have made, but also optimistic thinking that there is something that can be done and that there will always be people who will appreciate and protect what this planet gave us.

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The film starts like this : ‘On January 3, 1889 in Turin, Italy, Friedrich Nietzsche steps out of the doorway of number six, Via Carlo Albert. Not far from him, a cab driver is having trouble with a stubborn horse. The horse refuses to move, whereupon the driver loses his patience and takes his whip to it. Nietzsche puts an end to the brutal scene, throwing his arms around the horse’s neck, sobbing. After this, he lies motionless and silent for two days on a divan, until he loses consciousness and his mind.’

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Minimal Wave sublabel Cititrax, presents new music from Brooklyn based synth duo Innergaze, the musical project of Aurora Halal and Jason Letkiewicz.

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I received this book as a gift for my birthday from a good friend, with a taste in books I really admire.  She read a review in an urban magazine and said to her self that the subject would actually fit me just fine. So right she was as I finished reading Pismovnik, almost devouring it, in about 5 days.

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I haven’t read any of Chuck Palahniuk’s books before, but I saw Fight Club some years ago, and now I bought three of his books to see what’s the story with this guy. I read Fight Club, Invisible Monsters and Choke. Although everybody said that Fight Club is his best book, my favorite is definitely Choke.

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Artwork by : Tyler Parkinson

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