A Darker Shade of Magic

A Darker Shade of Magic
Being in Cork I bought a large number of books. I found a bookstore where my beloved classics were sold for 3 – 4 € and, of course, I couldn’t help it. One of the many afternoons that I spent immersed in the great bookshelves of the bookstore I found three books that caught my ...

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Her reflection

Her reflection
It all began the day she caught a glimpse of herself in the mirror smiling with all her heart. That slight but sincere curve on her red lips was something she had never seen before on her very own face. She stood paralyzed in front of the mirror, watching her reflection, watching how that little ...

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Home, sweet home

09. June 2017 Diary 4
Home, sweet home
After almost 5 months living in Cork, returning to Valencia has become quite strange to me. When I leave my room I’m still waiting to meet one of my flatmates; when I go out on the street I still expect to see all that green landscape and hear people speaking in English; when I walk ...

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The light of the storm

The light of the storm
Sitting there, in front of the opened balcony, she watched as the grey clouds crowded over subtle silhouette of the city, foreseeing the imminent arrival of a great storm and swallowing within all the light of the incipient twilight. The night had come much sooner than it usually did, but that didn’t matter, for the ...

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May favourites

31. May 2017 Diary 0
May favourites
May has been a very intense month for me, it has been a month in which I’ve had to do many exams and deliver some works, a month in which I’ve had to say goodbye to many people and, in short, a month in which I’ve had to leave the life I had grown accustomed ...

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The Beauty of Melancholy

The Beauty of Melancholy
Her empty gaze was lost somewhere in the distance. Anyone could have said that she was watching life through the window, anyone could have said that she looked nostalgically the pouring rain. But the truth was that she looked much further, she looked at that which normal eyes can’t see, she looked at that which ...

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From Light and Darkness

From Light and Darkness
Last weekend we made a day trip to Killarney with the intention of visiting the Natural Park, or at least as much of it as we could considering the public transport strike. For this reason we had to walk around the city to get to the entrance of the Park, and in that small walk ...

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