Chaos*

Bucharest, 1945: Life goes on in a more orderly fashion again, day after day unfurling more or less neatly among the ruins. One day, out of the blue, while he was waiting at the traffic light on his way home, a guy walked up to him and pointed a gun at his chest, telling him …

Blues

A blue devil passed by A song to go with it here. It is said that when a ship loses her captain, she’d fly blue flags. Today, when a ship is flying the ‘Blue Peter’ in port, she’s actually calling its crew to embark for departure: ‘All persons should report on board as the vessel …

Angst

‘Angst‘, noun: a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general. ‘Angst is the word for fear in German, Dutch, and Danish. It comes from the same Indo-European root (meaning tight, constricted, painful) that gave us anguish, anxiety, and anger. (…)  Are you …