In her TED-Talk Isabel Allende talks about age and aging passionately. A very interesting fact she mentions, is that in spanish “retirement” is called “jubilación“, which means celebration and jubilation. What a difference!

dedicated to E. M. G. O.


Understand Life

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” 

John Lennon