Old markers

I’m writing from my family house in Catania. I came here to visit my family because tomorrow my mother will have a medical operation and I wanted to be here to support her.

I am very happy to visit my family and my beautiful Sicily, also because now there are about 20 degrees more than Berlin… By the way every time I come here I order a bit the stuff I left here, behind me; many things go into the garbage, something has been donated and something else stays here, waiting for me to have one day a house in Berlin big enough to bring it with me.

Beside my bed there is, since always, a silver tube that once contained a bottle of Chivas whisky. I had even forgotten what was inside when today I opened it and found a bunch of old markers. Most of them are consumed and useless but, before throwing them away, I wanted to do the last drawing.

I thought about the just started winter that I will find in Berlin next week, once I will be back…

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Gambarimasu!

I’m back in Berlin to usual life and usual weather….it is cold! It seems like the winter is back, a crazy cold! I miss the spring that I left in Barcelona…

But it’s ok, that means I have to stay at home in my little studio, sit at my desk, working on all the projects that I want to finish this year.
“GAMBARIMASU!”
This magic japanese word means “I will do my best!”, I learned it from the thousands of anime that I watch always and of course from Yuki, my boyfriend.

So I will work hard this year to go a bit closer to my goals, and the bad weather can not stop me 😉
Just to remember that it is actually spring time, despite the Berlin cold, here a sketch that I did in Barcelona at Sant Jordi, while I was in La Rambla with my friends, selling books and bookmarks.
It represents the Princess of Sant Jordi’s legend. Although I thought it could be maybe a bit creepy, many children appreciated it and that made me so happy!

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