Fascination With Tiles. In Morocco

Sometimes I watch tourists taking pictures in my own city. I try to look up with them. Very often it is something I have never paid much attention to or have never even seen before. I wonder if one can be oblivious to the beauty of Moroccan tiles. A gentleman at the market in Fez…

Slowing Down and Inhaling the Blues. In Morocco

9 am. The driver is here. They gave me a seat at the front. I am the only one travelling without a friend. So happy. Will be able to take pictures through the window. It’s so hot. Why isn’t he putting an air conditioner on? I am sweating. The driver says another 3 hours to…

Crazy Cat Lady

‘Quick! Where is my phone? You’ve got cats!’ ‘Don’t worry, they are not going anywhere them cats.’ ‘How do you know?’ ‘They come here often.’ ‘I bet you feed them.’ ‘Maybe. Let me see if there’s some fish left from that pasta.’ ‘You are crazy!’ ‘Do you want to let them in? What’s the time?…

Staring at the Train Station

He blocked my way to platform 10A. Big brown eyes, olive skin, great smile, amazing teeth. Very young and very Asian. ‘Excuse me. I know it is going to sound strange, but I just wanted to tell you that you walk in a very feminine way’ he said staring at me with those piercing eyes….

Apology to a Very Special Cat

I know a cat, who spent her teenage years giving the best bones of fish to her sister. Bitsy knitted a sweater and gave it away to her sister. Bitsy won a trip to a wonderland and decided to send her sister away instead. When Bitsy got married, she would sneak behind her husband’s back…

Blossom Love. Cats that Run Away

Well groomed cat Jasper Has a very sophisticated looking Set of claws. He spends hours reading The Economist, Jasper owns too many books About World War II. Everyone thinks he likes to stand In front of the mirror, Instead, he seeks for his reflection In strangers’ wisdom. Jasper loves his lazy cat life And doesn’t…

Love Bubble

He kicked me out of the house For not loving his cat enough. I never made fun of his flabby abs, Ironed his underwear and socks, Always used his favourite detergent, Scrambled his eggs and made his tea, Never complained when he took ages to do his hair, Stayed with him when he pushed me…