Life, Stories, Works & Research

“Keep searching and trying. Till it finds you…

I have been keeping that « uniform » of mine for 10 years. You know the MSF T-shirt, the kaki pants and the Dr. Martens… I would move across continents and take them with me, even if my job didn’t require them. That was some clutter that I couldn’t let go. They represented my 生き甲斐 ikigai: my purpose for living, my reason for being and why I would get up in the morning. I was telling myself: « No matter how hard, how obscure this path gets, just keep exploring. Don’t give up. Keep searching and trying. Till it finds you. »
Your ikigai might change over time, and it’s okay. One day, all your detours, your moments of immense solitude, your soul searching will make sense. Let life unfold for you, one step, one day at a time. 加油!
Photo: courtesy of Jungsil Song.
MSF logistics team in Aweil, South Sudan 🇸🇸.

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Life, Works & Research

Some days are made for climbing trees …

Some days are made for climbing trees. My friend RJ says that Oki Alexander trains now, so he can climb trees with his grandkids. I love this spirit.
May you keep your heart light and let your inner child fill your life with these little wonders.

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Arts, Artworks, Life, Love, Photography

You can turn the harshest winters…

You can turn the harshest winters into your warmest memories.
You can watch the leaves fall one by one and still appreciate the new abundance they are bringing to Earth.
You have been crushed and burnt down so many times, to come back only stronger and wiser from your ashes.
Your soul hasn’t given up, for your divine flame is shining bright and eternal.
So LOVE, love even more and carry on.
From 上海,with Love.
– Ruoxiang Chau

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This is your lost kingdom

This is your lost kingdom
The vestiges of a past long gone
Your world has drowned
And now you are drowning too
Because you have been staying there for too long
Are you holding onto your memories
While the surface is waiting for you to breathe?

– Ruoxiang Chau

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 “The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hands.”
– Frederick L. Knowles

Artworks, Photography, Quotes

“The night walked down …

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Café On Air.

Café On Air
Huaihai Middle Road, Lane 650, N°634, Groundfloor
near Sinan Road
Huangpu District, Shanghai
上海市黄浦区淮海中路650弄634号1楼 (近思南路)

Artworks, Life, Photography

Beauty is everywhere

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