What can be better than an adventure? Almost everything. The whole thing is completely overrated. To an average person the very idea can seem appealing only temporarily, because what’s nice in a book, in real life constitutes crime news. For most people even a streetcar ride is filled with adrenalin. At home we would like to savour once and for all established order, find a shelter from the raging ocean on this little island of tranquillity. But as John Donne once said, no man is an island. Continue reading
If you’re not very keen on birds (very being an operative word here), the plot of the movie might sound fairly off-putting, because it’s apparently about people who are obsessed with the wonderful feathery creatures and spare no time, money or relationship to roam the United States in hope of catching a glimpse of yet another avian.