At the time of writing, I found myself on the top of a small hill on the Japanese island of Tsushima. Even though it’s a not such a high hill, from it you can see pretty much the whole island. I can see the only school on the island with some children playing football, I can see the ships coming and going, probably on the way to Korea, some other hills and a few roads…"Japan"
I have recently come to terms with the fact that its ok to answer “nothing” to the question “what do you do”. Most of my life everyone around me said: “Bruno, you have to do something, you have to be someone, you have to do this and that, you have to be this and that.” You are what you do, they said. Our jobs make us proud, gives us honor, makes us decent people, if…"Nothing"
As I’ve mentioned, when people meet each other for the first time, 95% of times, they will ask each other a set of predefined questions in order to do one or more of the following things: 1- Judge each other. 2- Predict what course the relationship will take. 3- Place the other person in a social or hierarchical position either higher or lower to their owns. 4- Complete the first step in order to move to…"So, I heard you like meeting people"
Familiar face 1: Have you heard anything from Bruno? Familiar face 2: Haven’t heard anything for a few weeks actually, I wonder what he’s up to. Familiar face 1: Do you think he’s alright? Familiar face 2: Yeah, you know how he is, sometimes goes dark for no reason, or maybe just hasn’t had internet access. Familiar face 1: I’m a bit worried though, he always logs into Couchsurfing at least once a month, it’s…"A new president"
While in Germany I learned many valuable things, I learned that there’s not only one solution to a problem, there are infinite. I learned to think outside the box, I learned to be resourceful, I learned to ask for help if I needed it. I learned to give and receive. I learned it’s ok not to work or study. It’s ok to be different. It’s ok to be yourself. And I learned something about myself…"Germany"