Author Archives: chichikir

“Get Up And Walk”

I’ve been absent from my page for some time now. Perhaps the longest time since I started my blog five years ago. That drives me crazy. This is the place that helped me get up and stand on my feet … Continue reading

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1.5 Million Reasons Why

Today is the 24th of April. It’s the day when all Armenians all over the world gather and march in memory of 1.5 million who died in the hands of the Turks one hundred and one years ago.  Robert Fisk … Continue reading

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All This Madness!

My heart is sad today. So many innocent people dead this week in Brussels. What is happening to us, to the world? And why? All those killings, all those innocent lives lost, all those crimes committed against humanity by humans. … Continue reading

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When Did You Last Hear?

When did you last hear someone say to you, “I believe in you”? It’s a cold morning in Montreal. Sitting at my desk, I look at the snow outside. Soon I should start writing, but I don’t. Instead I keep … Continue reading

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Ten Steps To Becoming A Writer

I’ve noticed lately that most of the articles or blogs being published online or in print are in the form of lists. Like ‘Five Things to Do to Lose Weight’ or ‘Eight Steps to Success’ and so on. I remember … Continue reading

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Dream A Little! Imagine!

“As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.” Toni Morrison Spiritual gurus and coaches of positive thinking say that before you do anything important in your life, you have to remember to dream. You … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

On Sunday night, I watched the movie “Limitless” starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro,based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.  The film is about a writer, Eddie Morra (played by Bradley Cooper), who is blocked and … Continue reading

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