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 … Continue reading Life in March – news, feelings, and the state of things.
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, … Continue reading Rambling: last month, I lost a friend.
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 … Continue reading Sobre o que fazer antes de pensar em Política
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 … Continue reading 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.
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 … Continue reading Unpile those building blocks! Ask yourself: am I really writing to make a difference?