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Three weekends away

I never got round to writing about three fantastic weekends I spent away from Porto Alegre in May and June, having been incredibly lucky to go on three more trips after  606 more words


Sotero: From big to great, Brazil is on the rise

Rachael Le Goubin | Staff Photographer
Paulo Sotero, director of the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute, discusses the uniqueness of Brazil’s history in comparison to other Latin American countries at the morning lecture Friday in the Amphitheater. 3,221 more words


Ilha Grande, 22nd - 25th July 2014

Ilha Grande is a beauty! An island covered in lush greenery and white beaches – paradise after the noisiness and busyness of Rio. The main town, Vila do Abraao, is home to around 1900 people so you get the feeling that everyone knows everyone and people look out for each other. 527 more words

Frank Lampard: Man City set to sign ex-Chelsea player on loan

Manchester City are set to sign former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard on loan from New York City FC.
Lampard was released by Chelsea this summer after 13 years at Stamford Bridge, his 211 goals in 649 matches making him the club’s record scorer. 7 more words

Listless in Los Angeles (Or, How Not to Be)

I came up with this title on a muggy Sunday afternoon earlier this month, but it was so muggy and I was feeling so listless that I didn’t bother doing anything about it. 1,573 more words


Admirable Internaut of the Day

Visual Loop is a data visualisation shop that feeds infographics to, among other clients, the Universo Online and Folha de S. Paulo portal (in bright red, below).

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The Unspoken Rules of a Brazilian Nightclub

Scenario: Brazilian girl dances on the dance floor of the club with a couple of her friends. Guy approaches her and starts talking to her. 687 more words