I’m back!!!

Wow! It’s been a long time since I was here for the last time… It’s a shame, because I’ve been wanting to share so many tings with you and I didn’t have the opportunity, the time, the will or the best way to do it. It’s been more than a year since I published my last post! Shame on you Helena…

I started writing a blog when I moved to a different country and had no job. I used it not only as a way of showing my crafts to the world, but also to keep me occupied and with a sense of purpose in my life. But then I started working at a Pre-School and teaching Portuguese in my spare time, and I found it very hard to conciliate all. Step by step, I left the blog behind… And then, to make things even more complicated, I joined a Translation Course and knitting and drawing classes, so, as you can see, I’ve been quite busy! Of course, with all these activities it’s been really hard to find the time, the will and the creativity to keep creating and updating the blog…

Well, now I want to tell you about how I’ve been spending these last months and I can’t find a good way to do it. But the most important events were without a doubt these:

We went to Japan for 2 weeks (August 2012)


We moved to Berlin (we lived there from March until July 2013)


Mi amiga Sunkyong y yo en el Mauerpark vendiendo nuestras manualidades.

Mi bici :)

Los amigos que hice en las clases de alemán.

En uno de nuestros bares favoritos, donde todos los viernes tocaba un grupo distinto.

We returned to Corunna to atend a very special wedding



We moved again, from Berlin to Geneva (where we are currently living, since September 2013)


I’m pregnant! (since June 2013)



Well, that’s all for now. What matters is that I’m back! I’m back home, where I have the time and availability to keep creating and developing my creativity! Because I’m pregnant, I didn’t even bother to search for a job in a Swiss school. Who would want to hire a potbellied like me?

In the coming days I’ll be posting some things I’ve been working on. Stay tuned!

Berlin breathes art from everywhere…

In August I was in Berlin… for me it is a  dream city! This city breathes art everywhere. In every neighborhood you get to see a street market, where anything is sold, like home-made food, paintings, fashion accessories, purses, sweets… Every street has something different, like a painted wall or door, a windowpane with flowers, a sculpture made of garbage, it’s really a world of inspiration! I’ve been there for 10 days and it felt like it wasn’t enough… Check out some of the many pictures I’ve taken.

By the way, I’m preparing a much more complete post about my trip to Berlin. Soon you’ll get to see it at FOTOVIAJAR, a Portuguese web page about traveling from a friend of mine.

At the several street markets I visited, I had the opportunity of knowing the work of many artists that I didn’t know of until now. Here are the websites of some of them: