Горде и Александар на денот од нивната свадба
Горде и Александар на денот од нивната свадба

Еден часот попладне, 23 јануари.

Судејќи според времето надвор, саботава не ветува многу, но мислите ми се насочени кон нешто друго — мојот прв разговор со Горде, жена чија животна приказна сум нестрплива да ја слушнам.

Договорената Viber средба со Горде треба да започне секој момент. Додека ја чекам да ми се јави, ја забележувам нејзината фотографија на Viber — таа и нејзината ќерка, безгрижно насмеани.

Се обидувам да најдам некој траг на нејзиното лице од картите кои и ги поделил животот, ама не успевам. Ме потсетува на тетка Светле, мајката на моја Гага и уште еднаш ми се потврдува…


It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

When Charles Dickens wrote this, he certainly didn’t have freelance writers on his mind.

Mainly because this job role didn’t exist in 1859, the year he wrote this exquisite novel.

However, he couldn’t be more right about the future.

We live at times when technology is blooming and yet there’s something terrifying about it.

And no, I’m not talking about addiction to screen time, which is a real thing.

I’m talking about the never-ending options this modern time has created for many freelance writers and yet, somehow, this…


A self-explanatory title at its finest.

You would think that by now, someone like me who’s claiming to be in love with writing and even made some sort of career out of it would be all over Medium, right?

Well, you’re wrong. But, better late than never.

This expression is, I assume, mostly used by people who perhaps, did something important later in life. Or find out about something or tried something for the first time later in life.

I’m one of those people. …

Ljubica Simonova

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