Category Archives: Fiction

At the Cigar Shop – 50 Years later

I had gone to Huéscar for market day and I thought I might as well look for my favorite Spanish newspaper, El Pais. It might find it at the tobacco shop, I was told. As I entered the store, just … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Translators of Montenegro

Tivat is different from the rest of Montenegro: more glitzy, more shiny, more expensive, more show-off. All the things I don’t like. I only go there regularly because I am trying to visit the Maritime Museum in Tivat, but it’s … Continue reading

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Don’t blame the messenger!

This kind of job always ended up with me. Maybe I didn’t put up enough of a fight. Maybe my silent and thoughtful manner got mistaken for sadness, thought to be a suitable attribute for this particular line of work. … Continue reading

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Disclaimer

This blog is entirely based on facts and true stories. The names, characters and incidents portrayed in it are the work of the author’s observation and not to be construed as fiction. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, … Continue reading

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Christmas Child

Nepomuk was the main attraction of the party, as if he had been the reason for the gathering in the first place. All the ladies’ eyes were on him, while the men’s eyes flickered back and forth between their wives or girlfriends … Continue reading

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Zodiac Sign

When I am sometimes tired of meeting people, it is because I feel being interviewed by many of them. If you and me ever meet, please tell me stories about yourself instead of going through my CV as if I … Continue reading

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Destiny

Having heard about destiny, fate, premonition and other similarly unreal esoteric concepts the whole evening, I decided to give it a try. I set out for a walk after leaving the bar, with no particular goal in mind, ready to … Continue reading

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