Author: Egil

  • August 19: Linus Pauling died in 1994

    “The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” ― Linus Pauling wikipedia Born Linus Carl Pauling February 28, 1901 Portland, Oregon, USA Died August 19, 1994 (aged 93) Big Sur, California, USA Residence United States Nationality American Fields Quantum chemistry Biochemistry Institutions As faculty member Caltech (1927–1963) UC San Diego […]

  • August 16: Charles Bukowski was born in 1920

    “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” ― Charles Bukowski Wikipedia: Born Heinrich Karl Bukowski August 16, 1920 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Died March 9, 1994 (aged 73) San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S. Occupation Poet, novelist, short story writer, and columnist Nationality German-American Literary movement Dirty realism, Transgressive fiction – Henry Charles Bukowski […]

  • Croatia 2016

    This year´s family summer vacation is Croatia – Split/Trogir area. We will first be staying close to the city of Trogir just north of Split and later in Okrug Gornji. This post i part of my planning process & maybe other Croatia travellers will find useful information. – Intro Overview map Split Airport Airport taxi […]

  • Jan 22: Francis Bacon was born in 1561

    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” ― Francis Bacon – “If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ― Francis Bacon, The Advancement Of Learning […]

  • October 25: Pablo Picasso was born in 1881

    Everything you can imagine is real. – There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence transform a yellow spot into a sun. Wikipedia Born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de […]