In English

The day I bet on Kenny Rogers.

Up until very recently, the word “bet” would always take me to the song “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers, which I first heard when I was eight years old. As you can imagine, Mr. Rogers was not a staple name … Continue reading


“Corona Virus Diaries (or whatever it’s called when you read this) II

“Day 2. Friday, March 13, 2020. I’ve been living in Berkeley for almost 12 years, and one of my first impressions of this city is that nothing ever happens. It is not that it’s a boring place, or that it … Continue reading


Corona Virus Diaries (or “whatever it’s called when you read this”) I

Day 1. This is for my English readers. <3 You know who you are, Thursday, March 12, 2020. “This was an extensive and magnificent structure, the creation of the prince’s own eccentric yet august taste. A strong and lofty wall … Continue reading