quando deixamos o nosso Eu Mais Novo orgulhoso

Reler-nos com anos de distância é sempre um risco. Especialmente quando nos confrontamos com um ou outro Manifesto cheio de certezas sobre as Verdades da Vida. Há muitas estradas e vielas que vamos escolhendo ao longo do percurso - e emprego o plural porque suspeito não ser a única - que deixariam o nosso Eu … Continue reading quando deixamos o nosso Eu Mais Novo orgulhoso


Horror stories

Started reading The Plot Against America because of the current political scenario all over the Western world. Had to put it down after the result of the Brazilian elections, because of the current political scenario all over the Western world. Picked up David Mitchell's Slade House instead. Because reality is scarier than horror fiction and, … Continue reading Horror stories


As an orphan one learns to be self-sufficient and one learns the tricks of the trades which go with that. One becomes a freelance. (...) I propose a conspiracy of orphans. We exchange winks. We reject hierarchies. All hierarchies. We take the shit of the world for granted and we exchange stories about how we … Continue reading Orphans

10 albums / 1 post

A corrente pede 10 álbums que ainda apareçam nas nossas playlists - uma capa por dia, sem explicações, e com a nomeação da praxe. Vou saltar os artifícios e apresentar os 10 da minha vida (que deviam ser 20 para caberem mais), um pouco por ordem de importância:


Going back to 90s music for some unknown reason. This is still one of the best, classier pop albums of all time. You Have Been Loved is heartbreakingly beautiful.

on signs

A childhood friend made me a business proposal that involves a fair amount of writing, on the same week I decided to resume the countless unfinished stories I've left abandoned inside a gazillion unfinished notebooks. We meet up at a nice café by a park lake for the briefing and brainstorming and I tell him … Continue reading on signs

family is…

...texting your proxy-mom asking if you can have dinner at her place because you had a shitty day and don't feel like going back to an empty house to wallow in self-pity - and seeing this when you finally get there:

10 years ago

This was my very first (and insignificant) post in the blogosphere, on the now fossilized Eternal M: acontece aos melhores.... I miss the carelessness of being 22, even if I had to work 2 jobs to pay for Uni and the bills.


Twitted about The Holy Bible from the Manic Street Preachers - one of the best, most brutally raw & cathartic albums I have ever heard. Immediately gained new follower from account with Bible quotes. Should I tell them?