Somewhat (Totally) Subjective Account of the Budapest Book Festival

We’ve been graced with some rather inclement weather conditions in Budapest these days, as in a spot of a snowstorm in April, though frankly there is something almost literary in walking through at least three seasons of weather in one day. The organizers of several events planned for this weekend, such as the Budapest 100…

Just a Bit of Frozen Planning

Every now and then I get linguistic crushes: I grow very affectionate of expressions in a certain language, and often suffer when I find they are nigh untranslatable. That’s probably their charm in the first place- finding them I feel I discovered a way of saying something I hadn’t known before. Such is the French…

April Random #2

How on earth did we make it to May already- complaining about time flying by fast is a sure sign of getting old, I guess, but this April seems to have been particularly good at happening really intensely. We hardly had any daffodils and tulips around, and then out of the blue it was flowers…