I’m me

Maybe you will be gone tomorrow, But now, you are here. And, I’m holding you with my desire, kisses and immortal soul, But is it you who I want? Are you the very essence of my life? You make me a shadow. Frivolous and scandalous. For you, I’m a sinner, I’m an angel, I’m a…

Raíces: Spanish theatre in Tokyo

Raíces: Spanish theatre in Tokyo Article in Spanish and English  “Immigrants wherever we come from, wherever we go, we grow roots” said Luis Kuboyama, co-founder of raíces theatre with twenty years experience in the theatre world, he started dancing folklore in Tokyo because he missed the stage, because his roots (raíces) belong there, on the stage,…

Lima

When I tell people I was born in Latin America, they have visions of me growing up in tropical- jungle-like towns, Oh how I wish..! How I wish to have grown up in the Highlands, or in the exotic amazons of the Peruvian forest, and being able to speak the languages of the Incas and…

September: Welcome

September should, in theory, bring some relief to this hellish summer we have been living. This summer that has taught us to be patient, it has taught to wait. It should, in theory, be a comfortable month, but most years that’s not entirely the case, the temperature, and its burning mercury deny to leave us…

Summer cicadas

I arrived in this country more than a decade ago in July 2006, and I must admit that all I knew about the islands were the stories my beloved Okinawan grandfather had dutifully told me during the warm days we shared together in our magical house (one day I might tell you about it). But…

Hungry anyone?

Doing legal paperwork isn’t fun for me, I do not like queuing, or filling forms, but I have found a way to make things interesting for me. Because right behind the tax office, there is a cozy small restaurant that has the most fantastic food selection I have seen in a while, you won’t break…

Unique

A long time ago, I stopped caring about people’s opinion, so whether you find me interesting or boring, I’ll leave it to you, I’d never fight your idea of me, after all, we are all entitled to our opinions. And I follow the same policy towards my physical appearance, if you find me fat, curvy,…