Category: About me

Thailand is different

  Bangkok. Una de la tarde. Un día laborable cualquiera. Excepto por el hecho de que estoy sentada en una mesa en Dean & Deluca y llevo aquí dos horas trabajando y bebiendo café. Hay un simulacro de incendio programado en la oficina y nos recomiendan que salgamos mientras funcionan los ascensores, para evitar tener que bajar andando a cuarenta… Read more →

Two and a half months

Two and a half months. Two and a half months since I came back from Spain and I feel like it has been a lifetime. Two and a half months of finally living in Bangkok, not running away from this fascinating yet scary city. Staying put and looking at it in the eye, facing my fears, wondering what it is… Read more →

Monday blues

Monday. A new week starts after being sick for many days, unable to sleep due to this persistent cold I carried with me from Spain. My arrivals to Bangkok are always hard as it usually takes me 24 hours to get here from Spain and I can see my body is not so good as it once was at handling… Read more →

2014

2014 has ended and it is only today, the first day of 2015, that I find time to sit down and write my yearly review, something that has become some kind of tradition for me. Every time I remember how much has happened in 2014 I understand my reluctance to write. Just thinking about it is overwhelming enough, how to… Read more →

The expat dilemma

It is winter in Alicante and the light goes off around 6 pm, even earlier than in Bangkok, taking away from us the magnificent view of the blue sea and sky that surrounds and soothes me during the day. It is now dark and I write wearing a thick sweater, wrapped in blankets, the only way I have found to… Read more →