Great Singers [2]

Some posts ago, I wrote about Marcelo Bonfá, the drummer of Legião Urbana. Today, Dado Villa Lobos is the chosen one. As I had mentioned before, they had a great success with the group during the 80's and 90's. The group ended after Renato's death. Dado released four albums: one live and 4 studio releases.... Continue Reading →

Writings

I remember the first time I wrote in English. It was just a few sentences, simple words. At that time, I didn’t have a huge vocabulary, neither practice to do that. Also, I could spend about one hour to write a clause like this one that I spent about 30 seconds right now. I have... Continue Reading →

Great singers

Everybody knows that my favorite band is Legião Urbana. By the way, I had the opportunity to see they playing in Curitiba. For sure it was the great moment of 2019. However, I won't talk about this group. Instead of, I'll talk about their alive players. The vocalist, Renato Russo died in 1996, but the... Continue Reading →

Clube da Esquina

In my opinion, this is one of the best albums of Brazilian music. Clube da Esquina was formed by Milton Nascimento and Lô Borges. Milton Nascimento was one of the great inspirations for the democratic movement named Diretas Já, which intended to finish the dictatorial regime from 70’s and 80’s. As Skank, mentioned before here, they are from Minas Gerais.... Continue Reading →

Guadalupe Bus Station

Could be the name of a bus station in Curitiba. And, yes, it is. But, today I'm talking about the rock group that had the same name. Had because they broke up in 2009. I started listening to local groups in the middle of 2000's. I remember, at that time, bands from São Paulo, Rio,... Continue Reading →

The Century’s Greatest Evil

Whatever they say, the century’s greatest evil is loneliness. Renato Russo told us on Legião Urbana’s song named Esperando por mim, and 20 years later, this excerpt still being present. I remember when I suffered with my depression, I had to deal with my loneliness. Besides that, I had to try to change my situation,... Continue Reading →

The noonday Demon

Talking about depression is not easy. Even more when there are several disturbs flourishing every day. I’m not a professional able to talk about this subject, however I have some personal experience. The obscure phase of my life, I call as The 27’s crisis, as my psych issues appeared when I was at that age.... Continue Reading →

Defining moments

      Truco ... six ... nine ... twelve you motherfc* !!!  Swallow the “gato” in this fuc* shameless cups ... punch on the table, ghastly nicknames, shouting ... It was two years, 1998 and 1999, the golden age at the Polo Unity High School. We got together in pairs and spent the entire classes disputing... Continue Reading →

Connections

When I decided to live abroad, the first thing to be changed was the feeling of selfishness. I needed to feel again that I could help people, and to allow me to be helped. That was possible through connections.  I had never denied help before, but after living alone for a long time, I had... Continue Reading →

A quest in search for my passion

Hi my name is Pauline. I'm a 22-year-old Malaysian girl, currently living abroad in Ireland.You might be wondering, what is this Malaysian girl doing here, writing a blog together with 3 other Brazilian guys. Well, quite frankly, I am as clueless as you are. Perhaps, everything just felt right when Juliano (who used to be... Continue Reading →

Brand New Start

A few weeks ago, a post in a Brazilian blog about a "New Project" brought me into this big thing. A blog made by people who live around the world. Different sights lifestyles bringing different ideas in the same space.I'm really excited doing this. It's my first text written in English, and I'll tell you... Continue Reading →

Who am I?

Hello, my name is Adriano, I'm 36 years old, I'm from a city in the south of Brazil, São José dos Pinhais.Come on. I have an arduous mission here, trying to write a presentation in English. Speaking Portuguese is easy, my mother tongue. Now, in English it gets more complicated. I currently live in Liverpool... Continue Reading →

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