Archive for November, 2009

Analyze This

November 30, 2009

HELLen’s Productions
OZcar winner ‘Movie Therapy’

Closing the archive for this month, ‘Sweet November’ came to mind. Following ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream‘ I was motivated to start the category ‘Movies‘ here with the movie ‘One Wish Granted’.
On wishes granted …

‘And Now… Ladies and Gentlemen…’ with thanks to my Movie shrink – the song featured in ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’.
The End
Image (très Jolie): PhotoFunia
Song: D. Day


November 29, 2009

My Passion for fragrances and flowers made me think if time runs at the same speed for different people.


This lovely anthurium of three weeks ago still looks exactly the same as then. Time seems to run at a different speed for some flowers. This makes me think it must be true about people, too.


Roman Holiday

November 28, 2009

Two perfect liars in the roles of Princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) and the news reporter Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck) in front of ‘The Mouth of Truth‘ in Rome. Princess Ann follows Dr. Bonnachoven’s advice:  ‘The best thing I know is to do exactly what you wish for a while’ and spends a fantastic ‘Roman Holiday‘. Life, even in movies sometimes, takes its own course.

Karaoke party

November 27, 2009

Stop and Think’ Club  Karaoke Party earlier this month was lots of fun. Thanks to Mike Ramm for recording the performances which can be viewed at the Club’s blog (in Bulgarian). With the DJ’s help, I amateured with Neil Sedaka’s ‘One Way Ticket’.


November 27, 2009

It is from a true wine connoisseur (Cuban-American) that I got to know and appreciate the fragrance of Mavrud –  a unique red wine common only to the region of Thrace in Bulgaria.

They say connoisseurs look for virtues. Snobs – for faults. Both find what they are looking for. Not only in wine …

18% Gray

November 25, 2009

Once at the end I started going through it backwards and then forward again. The idea of the principle of backward time in Zack Karabashliev‘s ‘18% Gray‘ novel (in Bulgarian) – “Maybe with every new decision we try to correct past events, which is impossible and therefore we are condemned to failure” – was fascinatingly rendered with the style of writing – cinéma vérité.

In search for ...

I arranged these seashells in a square … for a reason, magically rendered in the book.

18% Gray‘ novel (2007) remotely reminded me of the sad story of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button‘s movie (2008).