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Once, a man in a sauna told me “Home is where my wife’s toothbrush is”. I think I’m beginning to get it. When I was far, I thought home was a country. My own very determinate set of geographical co-ordinates that indicated the appropriate climate and its people, with their history, their incongruences, their lacks… … Continue reading

I miss children

I used to work as a primary school teacher, and I can’t wait to go back to it. The freshness of children, their imput and perspective on everything is empowering. I saw this video a while ago, it’s just a glimpse of what I mean about children. I love what Flight of the Conchords has … Continue reading

One lovely Blog award!

This time I must thank Sammi from The Life and Times of a Forever Witch, for thinking of me and my little blog. Sporadical and rambling as it is, it feels good that someone else other than me enjoys it. I am again honoured and humbled to receive my second award, and specially seeing the … Continue reading

Fare thee well, Harry, and thank you

Next to the shop where I work, there was an Antiques shop. It was run by its owner, an 88-year-old scottish man named Harry.  Everyday, monday to friday, at around half past nine in the morning, Harry would get off his taxi, wave at whoever was working in my store, regardless if we knew him … Continue reading

The Very Inspirational Blogger Award

Morrighan at The Enchanted Solitaire, thought I was worthy of this award and for that I thank her. It’s a big part of what this blog is, to inspire, and to be honest, having reached one person enough to consider that makes it worth it. Just one. If any of my pictures makes you smile, … Continue reading

“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.” by Emily Dickinson