Two strangers

He climbed the last steps that gave access to the terrace of some skyscraper. There was no emotional reason why it was there, just the logic of being one of the tallest buildings in the area. His purpose was clear, Carlos allowed himself to laugh at the irony of ending his life in the mostContinue reading “Two strangers”

Kitchen Therapy

I was never a cook. Not that the kitchen was an inhospitable and mysterious environment but as the youngest of the family, I was responsible for drying and storing the dishes. Later, I was promoted to washing duty, too. The stove was always far away (depending on the size of the kitchen we lived in),Continue reading “Kitchen Therapy”

The Story of the Scared Cat

The year is 2016. I had just arrived in Guiyang for the second time. It was not my first move to China, which made me extra confident that this time the process of adaptation and separation from family and friends would be easier. I can’t describe how disappointed I was. The city, the people, someContinue reading “The Story of the Scared Cat”

Thirty-Five

I believe that who we are today is a reflection of our past, of everything that has happened in our lives and the impact those moments had on us. At the same time, with each passing year, I become more aware of this influence. This allows me to have better control of how past experiencesContinue reading “Thirty-Five”

The World We Live In

Do we really know what happens around us? Today, I watched a frightening documentary. It’s scary when you realize that the news you hear every day is presented in a way that suits its messenger.     Yes, of course, we all do it, but we’re not deciding the future of the world, at least notContinue reading “The World We Live In”

Can you hear yourself?

My cell phone is charging to my right. On my left, Netflix is constantly streaming some show and my laptop has open tabs beyond what you can imagine. When did we lose our sense of dedication to something and let ourselves sink into this ocean of information and distraction?     It’s here!!! At least onceContinue reading “Can you hear yourself?”