Category Archives: Love


Often is the case where the people who should read the acknowledgment section in your thesis don’t actually have the chance to do it. Well, here it is. The acknowledgments of my PhD thesis. “At the end of this journey, … Continue reading

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I was living in Torrozelo when I saw her for the first time. Torrozelo is a small  village in Serra da Estrela, which is the highest mountain in continental Portugal. My bedroom had a big balcony where I could see … Continue reading

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I’m lost without you. I thought it would be easier. Photo taken by Cláudia Mendes in Martim Moniz, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2013.

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Ben Willis – “Love is there if you want it to be. You just have to see that it’s wrapped in beauty and hidden away in between the seconds of your life. If you don’t stop for a minute, you might … Continue reading

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Like Crazy.

Anna – ” I just have to say one thing, and it’s really important that you just listen to me. I just.. it doesn’t feel like this thing is gonna go away. It’s always there. I can’t, I can’t get … Continue reading

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The Right Person. The Wrong Time.

I found you when I least expect it. I feel warm and cosy around you. It is a mix of respect, honesty, trust, admiration, physical attraction and friendship. You encourage me to follow my dreams and to conquer my fears. … Continue reading

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Garden State.

A good movie always makes me wonder about my life, my choices, my problems. Garden State is one of those movies. I strongly recommend it. Sam: “You don’t realize, this is good, this doesn’t happen often in your life. We … Continue reading

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