About

My name is Mariana. I was born in the early 90’s in a small town in the whereabouts of the beautiful Porto. For those of you who don’t know, that is in Portugal.

My mum is a strong, independent yet sweet lady who enjoys cheesy romances and soap operas. My father is a family inclined man who had to spend a big part of his life away from his loved ones, so he writes a lot.

Life was not always kind to them, but they never failed me.

And that makes me

spoiled.

We would spend summer at the beach and went shopping downtown during the winter.

I always aspired independence. Financially and emotionally. I have succeeded at the one I shouldn’t have.

I should have pursued my studies, but I didn’t, instead I went abroad and started working. Paris was always kind to me, and that only fed my dreams.

I should read more than I do, I should write more than I can bring myself to, but I certainly do photograph more than I should.

I cannot bring myself to trust anyone other than myself, and even I am to unstable to be trusted.

The goal has always been to go through life as unnoticed as possible. Please don’t look too much, you might start seeing me and I hate to disappoint.

I love things to avoid falling for people. I romanticize utopias and run from affection.

I should have know better by 24. Or perhaps not. What do I know?..