Margaret Atwood’s MyThologies

What do you do when Margaret Atwood comes to your country for a talk, but she’s doing it more than 300kms away from your city and on a school night? You ask for the Friday off work and travel 300kms, of course. Every year since 2014, the city of Porto hosts the wonderful Fórum do […]

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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, […]

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Ἑλλάς – Delphi

O plano era simples: dois dias em Atenas e outros dois divididos por duas ilhas, com o objectivo de não mexer uma palha e dar uns mergulhos no mar Egeu – mas quis Éolo que fossemos soprados noutras direcções. Chegados ao porto de Piraeus, descobrimos que os ferrys estavam parados graças à tempestade que se […]

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Spiritual Front plays The Smiths – and themselves

“Don’t think of this as a Spiritual Front concert. Think of it as a party”, frontman Simone Salvatore told us. And how right he was. Last night’s Spiritual Front show in Lisbon’s Sabotage Rock Club almost felt like those times when you hang out with that friend of yours who plays the guitar and serenades […]

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Ἑλλάς – Atenas

Visitar cidades não significa que as vejamos realmente. À excepção dos nove dias que passei em Paris e da greve geral dos transportes que me obrigou a fazer a cidade toda a pé (há várias vidas atrás), vou-me embora sempre com a sensação de só ter visto o salão dos convidados. Por muito que espreite […]

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