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ÁNGEL GONZÁLEZ

This essential poet came from Oviedo, where he was born in 1925. His family was deeply affected by the political conflicts that led to the...

MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592), a descendant of Aragonese Jewish-converted and of a wealthy family of Gascony, was born in the...

FRIDA KAHLO

Her name was Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo Calderón (Mexico City, 1907-1954) and she had a life as extraordinary as her haunting, colorful and...

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY

The author of one of the most translated, read and treasured story for generations now, ‘The Little Prince’, was born in Lyon...

WHICH WORLD WILL WE PASS ON OUR CHILDREN? WHICH CHILDREN WILL WE LEAVE IN THIS WORLD?

A short film that provides us with a little space for reflection and conversation. Hugs, Álex

MARCUS AURELIUS

In 121 AD, Rome welcomed one of its most beloved and enlightened emperors: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus. Not surprisingly, he was cherished...

EPICTETUS

We know the Greek-Roman philosopher Epictetus, whose thinking is realted to the Stoic School, thanks to the writings of his pupil Arrian both in...

AS LONG AS YOU EXIST

(Free and unofficial translation) As long as you exist, As I can look up for you beyond the hills, And nothing Fills up my heart, If not your...

WALT WHITMAN

What is to say about one of the authors that I quote often and who I can always be impressed and learn from? Walt Whitman (West Hills, New York,...

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

A fellow citizen of “the Sage of Concord” (Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose biography I also uploaded on this blog a few weeks ago), Henry...

RIGHT NOW

The lucid reflection of the day, by André Gide: “If you really want to be happy, do not be tempted to compare this moment with other...

TREES: THE EXTRAORDINARY BEINGS

I am very keen on old trees, be they large or not. If they are, definitely its presence is impressing, but I cannot say the strange reason why as...

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