Kurayami Matsuri

After a few years living in these islands, I still getting impressed by the local culture. It’s a rich culture, of course. But when these festivals take place, a different energy unfolds and spreads all over town. The Gods are venerated as they, very well, deserve it. And most importantly, there is togetherness. You can…

Old drawings

I’m starting new things, you know me, I never stop thinking and sometimes all the ideas of the universe seem to pop in this little head of mine. But going through some old stuff, I found a couple of old drawings. When I drew them, I didn’t realise the beginning of my new journey. As…

Pens, journals, notebooks and more pens

I’m a very disorganized person. I can’t keep an agenda without making a thousand changes, but I’m trying to improve because I have to be better at what I do, and I know I need a little bit of order. So, lately, I have indulged in pens, journals, paper, post-its. notebooks, and more pens, just…

Life can change

Situations can change easily. On Saturday, it seemed as the heavens were falling on us. The sky was gray; the rain kept pouring on us, making life difficult. And then on Sunday, we had a beautiful sunny warming up. Situations in life can change suddenly, so if are having a good day, enjoy it to…

The chants in the Mosque

It’s been a while since we were able to walk around this city of ours. This city made of tall almighty buildings that seem as immortal as the heavens above. And in our quest, we found the special among the wonderful, a mosque that quietly stands among train stations, supermarkets and buildings. I was standing…

From Thailand

Work. Classes. Buses. Trains. Meetings. Clients. Phone-calls. And e-mails. I have been busy for a while, and this relentless rhythm suffocates my passion, drains my energy, and blinds my hopes. I woke up this morning with a to-do list twice as long as the one from yesterday. The bell rang. I didn’t run to reply.…