Let’s have a Kiki

Let’s have a Kiki

Guatemala has just emerged from a five month lockdown. We had to bear the excruciating limitations of the curfew. When rushing back home before 6PM, I often felt like Cinderella, wondering if I might turn into a pumpkin. It has been quite a while since the pandemic...
This is the new normal

This is the new normal

You may be ever so slightly irritated by the title of this post. Yet another cliché added to the “We’re all in this together”, implying that everybody in the world is affected to the same extent by the Coronavirus pandemic. If you’re reading...
The Nigerian Method

The Nigerian Method

Have you ever found yourself on the other side of the world and met someone who just embodied their values in every single breath they take? The sort of person who mostly knows THE WHY of whatever they were put on this Earth to do… experiences on the other side...
You cannot escape The Shadow

You cannot escape The Shadow

It’s almost the end of the rainy season in Guatemala. Almost! Many people are at the end of their tether and feeling rather hard done by as victims of the greater powers. That was, indeed, the argument of our Internet provider, who swiftly rejected my ruthless...
Living The Burn

Living The Burn

Does it seem to you that the best things in life come your way without you asking for it? It certainly rings true for me, not sure whether it is because I am lucky or because there is some metaphysical order to the randomness of the Universe. Anyway, this was the case...
Painful existence

Painful existence

I have no idea why I tend to feel moved to write when I’m sick. The whole idea of this blog started after I spent several days banished to the confines of my bed through the weakness of my body. This time I got some bloody inflammation in my elbow, caused by a random...
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