Heard the one about the two top Angolan singers who went to Miami to film a clip of themselves singing in Portuguese and got Portuguese actress and model… 143 more words
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Reading through the I section of an English dictionary is not exactly a barrel of laughs. There you are confronted with in-laws, incompatibility, interference, incontinence, impotence, insomnia, insanity, impoverished, incensed, inappropriate, inferno, illness, irritation… 562 more words
See what’s trending on Bernardo’sMusicMonitor™ at the moment … hot, smooth sounds in Romance languages from all around the world.
In Part 1 we’ll look at up-and-coming talent in Spain, see French favourites Indochine team up with the Hanoi Symphony Orchestra to produce exciting oriental orchestral versions of a couple of classics, and see a ghostly Romanian “Bonnie Tyler soundalike” in a video clip beautifully filmed in what looks like a spooky magnificent but rundown mansion. 459 more words
An eagle-eyed fellow journalist pointed this funny language tidbit out to me… earlier this week Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times, panned Microsoft executive vice-president… 442 more words
PREAMBLE: It’s a Sunday evening, and a little chilly; it would be nice to be sitting round a camp fire with friends, getting sentimental and nostalgic with a glass of wine or something similar that warms the insides, like a flaming sambuca or two! 387 more words
One Portuguese word that visiting journalists learnt in Brazil was pesadelo, although Brazilians would much rather they hadn’t. When Germany thumped the World Cup hosts 7-1 in the semifinal, it was “ 335 more words