green daze

It’ll be a green day, I told myself as I set out on a walk to Alfama, the oldest neighbourhood in Lisbon.   William Burroughs apparently called this a “colour walk”.  But I do it a little differently from what he recommended because I use a camera.  Here’s how I go about it.  After I step…

copenhagen coffee lab

I am by no means a coffee connoisseur, but I’m no coffee philistine either.  Starbucks, not your cup of tea?  Then, Copenhagen Coffee Lab might be.  There are many, many things I dislike about Starbucks.  From its too expensive cups of frothy, sweet-n-creamy, caramel-y drinks– because can we really call them coffee (?) to the…

scarlet fever

In the early morning hours, I become entangled in a dream.  I try scrambling up and out of it but it keeps pulling me back in – this sticky, oleaginous dream. In it, I’m little. Maybe 6? And in this dream, I have scarlet fever.  My skin has become so hot that it comes off…