.txt’s blog

a place to celebrate and talk on the beauty and challenges of cultural, linguistic and personal diversity.

When you’re face to face with a whale shark, does anything still matter?

There are many ways to leap into the unknown: quitting your job, facing an empty piece of paper with a pen, starting a long journey without a precise plan. In this vibrant tale, Eddie tell us about his own leap, trying to put into words a life-changing experience with a whale shark in the Philippines—an […]

¡Que viva México! – May Mexico live on forever!

Is it true that each culture can be a treasure trove for all humanity? Giuliana confirms this hypothesis for us by recounting stories from her childhood summer vacations in Mexico, which marked her for life, giving her a taste for lively colors, a passion for traditional markets and a particular way of thinking about death. […]

Multilingualism as homeland

Mariano, our Italian translator, is an expat living in France. He contemplates love and death while crossing the Pont de l’Alma in Paris, in all the languages that live inside him. My grandmother passed away only a few days after Christmas. Some days before her passing, I had flown from Paris, where I live, to […]

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