Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves

I became really fond of Haruki Murakami’s work. I finished Norwegian Wood a couple of weeks ago and I am now halfway through Kafka on the Shore, where I came across this lovely quote. Enjoy.

Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who’s in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It’s like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven’t seen in a long time. it’s just a natural feeling.

Multiculturalism in Cyprus: watching the Third Motherland, a documentary about the Maronite community


Costas Constantinou and Giorgos Skordis created a documentary back in 2001, called The Third Motherland. It contains a series of informal interviews at the village of Kormakitis. The interviews show the internal exclusion that Maronites have experienced. As Constantinou himself says: “the film reveals the dilemmas of identification and belonging and accounts for opposing feelings and beliefs within and beyond the community”. It is “a film about cultural loss, co-option, denial of rights and everyday social problems, but also of ethnic pride, cultural revival, communal joy and resistance”.
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Ορθά απεργεί η ΑΗΚ;

Σήμερα απεργεί η ΑΗΚ  ενάντια της επικείμενης ιδιωτικοποίησης της. Ορθά απεργεί η ΑΗΚ κατά την άποψη μου, αλλά όχι για τους λόγους που η συντεχνία ισχυρίζεται, η οποία συντεχνία έχει προ πολλού χάσει το επικοινωνιακό παιχνίδι. Σε προηγούμενο κείμενο μίλησα για τις ιδιωτικοποιήσεις στην Αγγλία. Σήμερα θα εξηγήσω γιατί η ΑΗΚ χρειάζεται να επιχειρηματολογήσει κατά […]