Maia gave me the best news i could get this week : In September she will return to Porto to live here.

She is such a great girl, creative and enthusiastic, i've missed our conversations and walks around the city and i'm happy we are going to be reunited soon!


Happy birthday to me

 ' I don't know who i am or who i was. I know it less than ever.
  I do and i don't  identify myself with myself.
  Everything is totally contradictory, but maybe i have remained exactly as i was as a small boy of   twelve.'


The first ocean swim of the year is yet to happen


 To kill a bit of that hunger i went to the terrace and had a blast getting fresh with the garden hose.

An afternoon with Camila

In this moment

I'm lying down on the wood floor, like Simão in the pictures above.
Lazy, relaxed and well fed.


Summer in the city

Today i can actually feel the heat outside and it feels like a really old fashion summer - meaning no weird chilly wind and grey skies.
Let's be thankful for that and for the existence of dresses, sandals and the great lemonade i just made!

Wishing you all a great week*

White & green


Find meaning

”Find meaning. Distinguish melancholy from sadness. 

Go out for a walk. It doesn’t have to be a romantic walk in the park, spring at its most spectacular moment, flowers and smells and outstanding poetical imagery smoothly transferring you into another world. 
It doesn’t have to be a walk during which you’ll have multiple life epiphanies and discover meanings no other brain ever managed to encounter. 

Do not be afraid of spending quality time by yourself. 
Find meaning or don’t find meaning but “steal” some time and give it freely and exclusively to your own self. 
Opt for privacy and solitude. That doesn’t make you antisocial or cause you to reject the rest of the world. 
But you need to breathe. And you need to be.”

Albert Camus

In the room


Little window Bambi says hello

In the office

What do you value the most ?

"To be mature you have to realize what you value the most.

It is extraordinary to discover that comparatively few people reach this level of maturity.They seem never to have paused to consider what has value for them.

They spend great effort and sometimes make great sacrifices for values that, fundamentally, meet no real needs of their own. Perhaps they have imbibed the values of their particular profession or job, of their community or their neighbors, of their parents or family.

Not to arrive at a clear understanding of one's own values is a tragic waste.
You have missed the whole point of what life is for."

Eleanor Roosevelt