Katarína Varsiková

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Learning, Unlearning, Grounding

Many years of studies, many exams, pre-exam anxiety moments and… For what? The question pops up when, decades later, washing a water jar and changing the filter, I rate it the highlight of my working day in terms of joy and contentment. There...

A Hope in Diest

“We are just people, and this is just a town, a hope.“ The main square in a Flemish town called Diest in the middle of this tiny country called Belgium. The square has all the classic features: old and pretty 17th and 18th...

Skating with the Rules

Enjoy the snow and do not step on the ice. So much on the electronic banner at the entrance to the Hofstade recreation zone close to the town of Mechelen. Frost came unexpectedly and stayed for a week this February, resulting into ponds and...

What about Victor Ego ?

Yoga is omnipresent today; it has many labels, and it stands to many judgements. For example, as being a wealthy middle-class women pass-time. Or a refuge, a cloud to go on when life is harsh. Or a show-off for people with gorgeous bodies, or...

So Far in the West

Horizontal lines, with verticals of trees, church and belfry towers, cold wind. Coffee only to take away. Water everywhere, marshes, wet fields. The Pool of silence where a party spread blankets, sipping rosé while a labrador is patiently...

Home at Heart

Late summer evening at The Hofstade lake In the Leopold´s park in Brussels there is a pond. Ponds are everywhere in town parks; they are this town´s water.  Here, in Leopold´s park, like everywhere, lake birds build nest homes...