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Write a story in six words

Writing a story in six words, is the fastest way to write a story? Or does it take time? The secret is on choosing the right words. One of the most famous pieces of microfiction is often attributed to Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn”. I decided to give it a try: Learnt […]

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MUSIC

Two words: Abbey Road. A place where wonderful things happen. It’s 09.00am. I am getting ready to leave the house and catch the train that will take me to London Bridge Station, where I travel on the jubilee line to St. John’s Wood. Once I get there, I go all the way up the escalators […]

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DISTANCE

Do you remember Christmas? That time of joy, lights, love, snow. A time of kindness, family, friendship, gathering. Do you remember the excitement on the streets, the shops looking happier than ever, a sense of hope and change in the air? Do you remember that Christmas when we went for a walk outside in the […]

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SLOW

‘Patience’. [I sigh] ‘Patience?’ ‘Yes. Patience’. ‘Is there not an easiest and fastest way?’ ‘Oh, I’m afraid there is not’. [I sigh again. Then, I stand by the window and observe the grove of pine trees outside] ‘Like the smallest of trees, I must learn about patience’. [A hand touches my back, as its owner […]

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SONG

How lovely it is when you can link a song to a place The future’s for discovering the space in which we’re traveling—Square One Coldplay’s X&Y album, for me, is linked to a special location in the south of Argentina: La Patagonia. A place where the sky expands behind the high mountains, as these connect with […]