Lonely Girl and Old Man

For a very long time, Lonely Girl had been the only ghost in the old library. ┬áThe students would hear her floating quietly in between the dusty shelves, picking out an ancient text or so, laughing at some funny story, and then putting the book back into its proper place. Sometimes, they would hear a…

A Strange Serenity

My exploits in Japan have taken me to so many unusual places, but none was ever as strange as Tamagawa Park. It’s not really because it had exotic flora or fauna or that it had a long-winding river that snaked into the horizon or that it had visitors who didn’t speak nor relate with me.…

Autumn in Japan

After almost three years, a rollercoaster of emotions, and a brave decision to change my life, I am now back in Japan. It feels strange to me that I don’t feel strange at all. It feels like I had just come back from a very long vacation. And now I’m home. I’ve only been here…