Category Archives: Puzzles

What could the Queen possibly have in her handbag at the Royal Wedding?

The Royal Wedding is almost finished and on TV re-runs of this very special day are running over and over. I have to admit that the whole ceremony (lovely as it was) caused me to wonder about one unsolved secret: … Continue reading

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What reading Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince can teach us

While we forget some stories rather quickly, others stay with us for our whole life. To me Antoine de Saint-Exupéry‘s ‘The Little Prince‘ is such a story, because it offers something new to understand every time I read it. Even … Continue reading

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A free promotional photoshoot for the ‘Coverlook Experience’? I should have said NO.

I got a call one evening a couple of weeks ago while I was in the middle of a supermarket from Elite Studios in London. “You have the chance for a free fashion photoshoot,” a lady on the phone said … Continue reading

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Home is where your baby photos are, isn’t it?

Ever since I left my mother’s house I have been calling different places ‘home’. But recently I have been wondering – do all these homes actually deserve that name? What is ‘home’? When I enter the house that I have … Continue reading

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To sing or not to sing – my split karaoke conscience

I used to believe that I could sing. I took lessons for years, sang in choirs and bands and genuinely enjoyed it. But at some point I stopped believing I was good enough and today I hardly sing. Therefore karaoke … Continue reading

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The early bird catches the worm: how to rise early and why

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise,” this American saying promises a lot of benefits for early birds. And in fact research shows it seems to be right. A survey of successful CEOs from … Continue reading

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Reading body language: your limbs say more than thousand words

“Here’s looking at you, kid,“ Humphrey Bogart famously says in the all time classic ‘Casablanca’. Well, good idea Mr. Bogart as a good look at the other’s body language might tell you more than words ever could. According to the … Continue reading

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