Tag: life

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Life in March – news, feelings, and the state of things.

At the end of November 2019, I moved from São Paulo, Brazil, to Extremadura, Spain, to build a new, better life.  In March, when the quarantine started, I was one month into my Spanish classes, looking for a driving instructor, and dreaming about the Spanish Summer and its countless festivals. Apart from that–since I was now in Europe–I was also making plans and raking … Read More Life in March – news, feelings, and the state of things.

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Rambling: last month, I lost a friend.

And it wasn’t just any friend. It was a friend I thought I’d carry for life, through this hard, filled-of-sorrow moment I’m passing through to the pink-colored, lime-and-lilies-scented moments that are waiting for me. It was a friend who co-wrote a book with me… a book which will never be published, even though it’s completed, edited and ready, with cover and half-finished marketing material. … Read More Rambling: last month, I lost a friend.

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Sobre o que fazer antes de pensar em Política

Eu não tenho pretenção nenhuma de mudar o mundo com post em blog–mas acho importante lembrar o que a arte faz pelas pessoas. Então será essa uma mensagem para todos os brasileiros: Se a agonia for muita, se a vontade de seguir pelo caminho mais fácil for forte, se você, assim como as pessoas à sua volta, estiver com vontade de se entregar às … Read More Sobre o que fazer antes de pensar em Política

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My dad asked me once ‘are you ready to give up being a writer?’ And this turned out to be one of the best advice I’ve ever received.

I have 3 siblings: a sister and two brothers, all of them are older than me. There’s a 12, 9 and 7 years gap between each of them and me, so I was basically raised with only one of them, the 3rd on the ‘line’… Still, I have a great relationship with all my siblings and my whole life I’ve heard stories about them … Read More My dad asked me once ‘are you ready to give up being a writer?’ And this turned out to be one of the best advice I’ve ever received.

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Unpile those building blocks! Ask yourself: am I really writing to make a difference?

Hello, you! I was MIA for some time, I know — but there’s a reason behind that. I was, and still am, struggling between what I think is best for me and what I think is best for my so-called “Future” (taking care of Mom and Dad included). As a result, everything feels a whole lot more oppressive and scary than they should… And … Read More Unpile those building blocks! Ask yourself: am I really writing to make a difference?