Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Um Pouco Mais

I love Ana Cañas' song 'Luz Anitiga' so much: here

Eu só queria que você cuidasse
Um pouco mais de mim como eu cuido de você

I just wanted you to take care
A little more of me as I take care of you

O sangue é o rio que irriga a carne
E a alma é a terra de um morro
É luz antiga o fim da tarde
Essa saudade sem socorro

Blood is the river that irrigates the flesh
And the soul is the land of a hill
It's old light in the late afternoon
This helpless longing

P.S. Letras: here

Friday, July 4, 2014


Every object has its story. I got a couple  of shoeboxes stuffed with stones, shells, human artefacts and ... - there must be more. One day, if ever :), I'll take a picture of every object and add the story that belongs to it. For my kids. For you.

I picked this Conus Textile in the Red Sea during a snorkeling trip. "Wow that is a nice one!". Where to put it? I have to keep my hands free for swimming! Easy ...put it in my swimming trunks. I continued my swimming. All those fish. All those colours. Watch out for sharks. After a few minutes a big "ouch!" in my trunks. Where does that come from? My balls! Grabbing in my truncks I find out that a little lobster (or ..?) peeps out of the shell, I just picked up a few minutes ago. That "stupid" animal was biting in my ...