I wanna be forever young… – sang Bob Dylan, Alphaville, and thousand others who covered this famous song. The motive of beating time and never growing old is known since the beginning of mankind. Is it then possible to bend nature and stay young – forever?
They looked like two beautiful princesses. Big blue eyes, long blonde hair, and a smile. An imaginary one, because I could not see it. Jelena and Olivija are two Lithuanian teenagers. They love to swim in a small swimming pool in the backyard, watch movies and learn English from an old dictionary.
It’s been more than 50 years, but he still sings. Still causes noise, gossips, wonders and ‘wows’. According to many definitions, he is a bard, writer, poet, political activist, and a musician. He was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman, but for more than 50 years everybody has been calling him Bob Dylan.
Every journey has its life cycle. From the early amazement, through slow disapproval, until the final satisfaction, and game-changing learnings. As a traveler you need to be prepared to experienced it all, otherwise, somehow, it’ll feel kind of incomplete. You have the childhood when everything is new, fresh, and exciting. You want to see and…
According to Matt Cutts (former head of the web spam team at Google), good content is a key to high rankings in Google. At first, it was hard to believe him, but the more pages were falling down from their rankings, the more people took Cutts’ words seriously.
Traveling and musicals have one thing in common. Both of them show us the essence of life, packaged in beautiful views and sounds. The similarity between those two wonders was especially intense when visiting Plungė, a small city in Lithuania. Slow life filled with pretty places, kind people and good food – go to Plungė to…
Lights are dimmed but everything’s clearly visible. Long, white candles dress the scenery in shaking shadows. The sense of anticipation is so tangible that almost felt physically. Then, on the stage of Brooklyn Academy of Music, here they come; long-haired, tall musicians. Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez, Scott Olson, Sean Kinney.
Have you ever heard this cliché saying that ‘Life begins outside of your comfort zone’? Yeah, me too. And yes, I also think it’s overrated. Why? Because life happens anyway. It’s the collateral beauty of life that starts far behind what you call ‘comfortable situation’.
Any Portuguese town looks like bride’s finery – something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue – said an American novelist, Mary McCarthy. Even though expressed more than 50 years ago, her words are still very true.
Tiny, with black hair, seems shy and quiet. But that’s just an illusion. All it takes for her is to speak up and all of a sudden you will forget you ever thought she’s a good girl. She was called ‘the biggest Polish scandalist’, ‘obscenic and vulgar’ and ‘despising anything traditional’.