It is hard to dislike a place where you’ve been laughing every five minutes. And eating good food. And having great conversations with random strangers. And making new friends. Where good natured ribbing, flamboyance, art, tradition and culture blend smoothly into the potpourri of life. In short, it is hard … Read the rest “A tale of two countries”
When I was young, my Grandpa’s brother would always bring story books when he came a-visiting. Today many things have been forgotten and he is no more, but he stays stuck in my head as a memory: the “cool” person who’d always bring me books.
A few days ago, Cecilia … Read the rest “The cool uncle”
I have gradually come to the realization that one of the most valuable qualities in a person is ‘easy’-ness.
I refer to ‘easy’ as the quality of being easy to be with. Easy is low maintenance. Easy is a low energy, undemanding state. You are easy when people feel absolutely … Read the rest “The rise and rise of ‘Easy’”