I am not one to choose for myself to be in crowded places. However, I thought Japan is a pretty safe place to be in a crowd. So, I expanded my comfort zone and attended the summer festival in Osaka called, the Tenjin Matsuri. Tenjin Matsuri is the festival of the Tenmangu Shrine and […]Read more "Yukatas at Tenjin Matsuri"
It is a building filled with art and creators! Need I say more!? Ok, fine,,, because there is an urge to do so. Let me preface this discussion in describing the experience akin to the journey Alice went through in a rabbit hole. Each corner in the space was like entering a creative sanctuary. As […]Read more "59 Rivoli, Paris, France"
So after shooting with a disposable camera around Osaka, I decided to bring out my grandfather’s antique Canon AE-1 camera. I actually saw one displayed in the Canon showroom there before I decided to use it, the unit is much older than I am. Thankfully, I got some help figuring out the necessary technicalities from […]Read more "Odyssey: Osaka II (Canon AE-1 with Fuji film)"
People travel for many different reasons. Personally speaking, I travel to experience light in different destinations. I mean that literally and figuratively speaking. The former has more to do with how the earth moves while the latter is more focused on the brightness that comes from within each being. The interplay between the sun and […]Read more "Odyssey: Osaka (Fuji disposable camera)"
The love I have for music could bring me to my knees. So, when the chance revealed itself, I became highly interested in the opportunity. Unique and I are of a different generation, so before I met him, I was pretty unfamiliar. My friends brought us together for the purpose of exploring our creativity. Then, […]Read more "As: Unique"
This series is about the recovering heart of a mother. Someone who has been through more pain than you care to imagine. People would always describe her as someone who had a “big heart.” Little did we know that her heart was really enlarged – literally speaking. Consequently, she suffered a massive stroke. Witnessing her […]Read more "Recovering Heart"
We all have moments in life when the only wise option is to change. The notion of change can be bittersweet, thankfully I acquired a penchant for the taste later on in life. First thing I faced in order to come to peace with the changes going on in my life was to awaken myself […]Read more "Rebirthing"