Tag Archives: La Sussurrata

Little Painting No. 2

Our terrace is my personal paradise with its wrap-around bougainvillea that isolates us from the rest of the world. The faded stripes of the sofa coverings remind me of passing time. The pallet table is on wheels and moves when … Continue reading

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Paper is made from the pulp of fibers the most common being that of wood. In other words, much of the paper we use comes from trees. So while the Amazon forest is burning, I’m making picture frames from waste … Continue reading

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The Front Porch

This is our front porch. A few years ago, weather permitting, we started eating our meals here. And it changed our rapport with the neighbourhood. When neighbours walk by, we exchange greetings. A Kalimera here and a Kalimera there has … Continue reading

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“Como La Cigarra”

Volver our cat wakes me up meowing every morning wanting to go outside. And when I get back into bed, the roosters start crowing. When I finally decide to get up knowing I’ll never get back to sleep again, the … Continue reading

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Sunset Orange

This morning my first thought was about yesterday’s sunset and that dramatic variegated orange strip that traced the horizon afterwards. One shade looked familiar but I couldn’t say why until this morning when I was watering the plants. The shade … Continue reading

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