Why do we lock hearts

Please find here for Part I of this series, LITTLE HEART LOCKS? NOT SO LITTLE. The history of heart padlocks according to Wiki, which happened to be my source of truth in this instance, dates back at least 100 years to a Serbian tale during WWI. A schoolmistress was engaged to marry a Serbian solider, […]

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Little heart locks? Not so little

Nearly two years after my Paris trip, I suddenly had the urge to revisit my journey by reviewing some of the old photographs. Randomly browsing through the pack, an image caught my undivided attention. It was a close-up shot of the numerous love padlocks neatly attached to the side metal railing of Pont des Arts. […]

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Prague V – The power of music

Please find here for previous post, Part 4 PRAGUE – SIMPLE PLEASURES IN LIFE Five minutes prior to the commencement of the concert at Rudolfinum, three-quarters of the room was still unoccupied. I was prepared to be disturbed by a flood of people breaking through as the door was shut, but I ended up disappointed. The lady […]

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How I found home on my travels

There is nowhere quite like home, or is there? After returning from six months of travel in Europe, friends and family were surprised to be told that I hadn’t missed home all that much while gone. Admittedly, the constant moving and changing from one place to the next had pretty much kept me exhausted with having no time left […]

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