Quality and snobs

by¬†96dpi Food (and drinks) metaphors for tango seem to be popular lately, so here in another one: My brother and I have two very distinct wine quality stories that I find very amusing when seen together. Each involves a young woman, at the age where going to parties and flirting with alcohol is at its most exciting, somewhere just before or just after going to university. #1: A rather simple red wine was served with the main dish at a dinner party with the entire class of that year. [Read More]

In the eye of the beholder

Isn’t it funny how we see so different things, even when watching the exact same event? I remember seeing containers all over the place while we were renovating our appartment, a friend who is an architect and carpenter seemed to literally see through the walls in the house before we bought it. A trained art expert will instantly recognize the work of an artist, an analyst will see through the endless rows of numbers in a spreadsheet… [Read More]