Stardust in La Palma

“The first time I realized the Earth wasn’t flat was on the island of La Palma. When I landed in Santa Cruz though, all I wanted was a place to finish my poetry book…” ‘Eres sola?’ The taxi driver’s smile shakes my tiredness. His black curls are a hundred silhouettes

An excerpt from my upcoming poetry book

One of my poems has just been published by La Scrittrice lit mag. This is the full version, as it will appear in my book ‘Aris and Artemis – poems of love and letting go’. I hope you will enjoy reading it 🙂 Chapter 14   I walk on the 

Syros – 7 hours to fall in love

This year I am spending lots of time on some Greek islands (Naxos, Rhodes and Crete, so far). Each one is pretty much unique, and Greece is always home for me. But Syros wasn’t even supposed to be on this website; its beauty took me completely by surprise. It all

H o m e

I used to think of home as a physical place — until life took its course laughing at my so-well-made plans and habits. My parents passed away, my brother and I left, the building was sold. Maybe because my nature has always been the one of a wanderer, I kind

Embracing the creative life – part I

I’m 34, and I spent about 30 years sabotaging my (writing) life. For a very long time, I thought I wanted to live the same life of my parents. A stable job in one place, a house with a mortgage, a life partner, kids to perpetuate the generation. I wrote

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