Let’s start honestly, I really didn’t read that much this year. I barely made my 20 books, and only because I went through some comics I had in my queue. I think this happened because I relied too much on audiobooks and when I stopped commuting to work this year, I stopped listening too. Unlike other people that adapted very quickly to this, I never got the habit to listen while doing everyday things. I need to change that. Time for some short summary of my year in books.

I told myself last year that I would read more Atwood…


I know this year was horrible in many aspects, but it was an amazing year for gaming. I look at the list I have and it reminds me not only about the time I have spent playing but also the strange circumstances of how I came about having those games. For the first time since 2017, I had a serious problem picking the top 5, because I enjoyed so many. And most of all, I actually wrote my first game this year. Nothing beats this feeling.

From the last year’s queue, I finally got to finish the Banner Saga, both…


We are already half though February and I still haven’t posted this. I am so disappointed of myself. But anyway, last year I read some really interesting books and some of them, I have to say, diverged from my usual style. Better later than ever, I want to share them with you.

In 2019 I read my very first financial book, The Barefoot Investor. I learned a lot and changed some of the ways I think about money, as well as confirmed I haven’t been completely wrong about them either. I got into The Witcher world with the The Last…


I like retrospections. Looking at the numbers it seems like I played a variety of good games, different games, I am fairly happy with my top 5 as well. But deep down I know something went wrong this year. I got into a world I wasn’t prepared for and it changed me in ways I am not sure I approve of. I will tell you more about it, in fact it will become evident quite quick, I assure you. But let’s start with the interesting bits and pieces first.

This year I won a Nintendo Switch. Me and my co-workers…


Isn’t it the best when you finally get your girlfriend into video games? Or your boyfriend. I love dragging Veliko into time-wasting activities, it is so boring to play alone sometimes. Sure, there are those games I just start playing alone, realize they are too scary for me, and ask my knight in shiny armour to finish them while I watch how the story unfolds. This is also a proper couple activity, don’t judge me, although I will refrain from talking about those games in this post. …


I honestly feel bad that I didn’t play as much this year like the last one. During the last days of December, I went through a couple of some really short games and it hit me that I missed this hobby like I miss pizza. We will see how much time I will be able to put aside for some awesome new games I added to my list and some others that I just postponed yet again. But before I say anything about future plans, let me tell you what I played in 2018.

Like I mentioned in the previous…


When I wrote the post last year I thought, how cool it would be if I do another one for 2018. And even though I didn’t post much in between, I am happy to write about reading. What a great hobby that is, it doesn’t change, it doesn’t ask of much, it awards you constantly. Without further ado, let me tell you what books kept me awake this year.

All in all, the numbers are: 23 books and a total of 7,753 pages. Not too much more than last year, which only confirms that I like to move at a…


Ugh, what a pretentious title. You see, what happened was that I got diagnosed with rosacea in July 2018, a little bit later than I should have been. Since then I read about it, cried about it, went back home so that my mom can take care of me because of it, and in the end developed a theory of how to beat it. There is a story in the latest year of my life and I wanted to tell you about it, stick around. …


For a long time I wasn’t aware that I was a part of an elite club. All members turn 18 and decide to take driving classes and get a license while they are not too busy with their last year in high school anyway. Never mind that none of them own a car and the prospects of getting one are very slim. After some time all of them become students and start getting intimate with the public transportation of the city they chose. Not a single car ownership at the horizon. So time passes accordingly, since student life is very…


Remember high school? Of course you do. This was the time for me when I decided to try a lot of team sports, like volleyball, which I was fairly good at, and basketball, where I played with the cool girls, everyone was way better than me and my self-esteem grew backwards. And the time before that? Oh, those confusing times. I liked badminton I guess? Ever since I got out of that hell I thought of myself as a runner, because you have to be good at something, right? I went out every now and then to jog a little…

Margarita Ganeva

I am a software engineer and I love what I do. I also like running, cooking, reading and video games, so I will be writing about those stuff!

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