travel journalist, translator, freelance script supervisor for film & TV, film buff, lover of the written word and of music, blogger, vintage lover, '80s child, occasional flapper, Lindy hopper, traveler, thinker, dreamer, temporary alien [http://about.me/mariacoveou]
12,231 words in 71 moments in 9 cities since December 6th, 2013
Athina — Today, there was a Christmas tree waiting, with blinking lights and everything. A surreal note amidst the grimness, but it helps, if you ask me. I took the bed next to the door so that I could look at...
Athens — When it was time for Taxol to come in (that’s the drug that will be making all my hair fall off, and the first of the hardcore chemicals), I put on music. I chose my Pan Am compilation, and boy did it...
Athina — Today, one month and three weeks after my surgery, I choose to write again because today I can write again. The surgery went very well, but my recovery took forever. Today is the first day I am feelin...
Mimis – ‘The Source of Eyeglasses’
Alternative Prayer Book
How to be alone
Killing yourself in Hollywood
It's a wrap with a swing!
Don't forget to smile!
"I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world."
I hear music...
Could we have your potatoes?
EXT. BATHROOM - DAY
So the challenge begins...
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree
Summer in the city
When I met Rock 'n' Roll
Half way across
"Say we are Unagi!"
Greek for 'Styrofoam' pronounced 'Felizol' - love the font
'The Blue Apartment Block'
Christmas is served
New York Brunch
coffee and prayer
Cities and the Dead
'Philanthia' - Art Nouveau Interior
Basilica of St. Stephen
'La Traviata' - Hungarian State Opera House
Buda as seen from Pest
Lindy Shock - Showcase Competition
Lindy Shock - Morning Classes
Lindy Shock - Europe Boat
Parliament on fire
Fisherman's Bastion at dusk
Fisherman's Bastion - view of the parliament
farewell coffee & cake at 'Párizsi Nagyáruház' café
'Párizsi Nagyáruház' café revisited
'Párizsi Nagyáruház' café
'Gerbeaud' - quality over quantity, I suppose
Ferenc Liszt Music Academy
Víziváros - Church of St. Anne
Terror Háza [Andrássy út 60]
'Mai Manó Ház' - the Hungarian House of Photography
Lonely Planet says “Rudas Baths are the most Turkish of all in Budapest, built in 1566”
'Philanthia' - where it's always Christmas