a personal reflexion on Christmas

It's officially a week until Christmas. Which means there are only about two weeks of 2018 left. Which is crazy. It looks it was yesterday I was welcoming 2018 coming back to London after spending Christmas at home, in Portugal. Yup. It's been a year. And cheers to another Christmas. But this year was hard. … Continue reading a personal reflexion on Christmas

the snow that came when we were promised spring

Life is not fair, we all hear about this since we were born. Possibly the only real truth we've been told about life, despite said often and with levity. Europe has been assaulted by an unpredictable freezing cold wave when we had been promised the start of warm, spring echoing days. Thus my heart might be … Continue reading the snow that came when we were promised spring

The charms of faded grandeur

I can't even describe how much I was craving for a sunny Saturday or Sunday to finally be able to emerge a little bit in nature, getting my shoes dirty and take my camera close to my chest. After a couple of rough months - awful winter days, illness, kind of dealing with depression - … Continue reading The charms of faded grandeur

Lights, at Tate Britain

When everything goes wrong, one needs to find a way of crawling back from darkness before all light runs out. Before falling into madness, or surely just give up on life, on believing. I tend to say sometimes the devil comes back. These little demons inside our heads... who doesn't have them? Who are the … Continue reading Lights, at Tate Britain

When getting lost is good

Yesterday was a lovely Saturday. For the first time in a long time, it was weekend and it was sunny in London. Staying at home would be a crime, and when you live for so long in a city where most days are greyish, when the sun does comes out you value it more than … Continue reading When getting lost is good

Living in a fantasy world at the House of Minalima

One grows old, one matures into an adult, leaving behing the years of childhood and allowance to believe in the unreal. However, some of us adults refuse to let all those dreams and fantasies go away. Perhaps because of the meaning they had at some point in our life, we keep and we treasure it … Continue reading Living in a fantasy world at the House of Minalima