“Knowledge is a deadly friend if no one sets the rules”. This sentence comes from my favorite songwriter, Peter Sinfield, co-founder and lyricist of King Crimson, a progressive rock band who emerged at the end of the sixties. Epitaph is the name of the song, and it tells us about…


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As a child, I studied classical piano until my late teens. My father was a violinist, playing in an amateur chamber orchestra, and he wanted me to learn an instrument. He took me to music theory lessons when I was only 5, and I was able to read sheet music…


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I often hear people reporting that they feel or dream events before they happen; the creepiest ones being people who pretend to be able to predict accidents or deaths. To be honest, I don’t believe that it’s rationally possible.

I have never consulted any fortune-teller or shaman and I have…


Making friends is something everybody starts early in life, because it meets a fundamental need of socializing, that we all have deeply inscribed in our genes. It begins in kindergarten, and you go on accumulating friends in elementary and secondary school, then at college and again later once you are…


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The prospect of a new life

I retired 4 years ago from a high-profile job at the headquarters of a big company, based in Luxembourg. My retirement was triggered by my husband being moved to the southern French facility of the same company. …


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When the pandemic appeared at the beginning of 2020, the entire world was caught off guard, and it resulted in some weeks of panic and chaos, where information about the ways of contamination and the prevention measures were unclear and sometimes contradictory. …

Jocelyne Sese

Former HR professional. I feel like writing anything that comes to mind

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