Diana Mini - Porto - 2011
Once upon a time there was a poor country whose rulers turned to technology in order to try and fool everyone into thinking they were developed. The Ministry of Education created a new mathematical formula to place teachers in schools in fair order. It was a disaster. The Minister who implemented it - a mathematician … Continue reading my unbelievable country
Three years ago, my TV broke down and I decided not to replace it, depending only on a computer to watch what I wanted, whenever I wanted. Alas, I have recently been afflicted by tech-hater-gobblins, and am now without a PC (borrowing a friend's as I type this). To make up for it, I went … Continue reading TV in the Internet age
Every year since 1996, the town of Santa Maria da Feira hosts what has become one of the biggest events in Europe of medieval recreation. So much so that the organization has named it a "Medieval Journey", instead of the plain old Medieval Fair: once you get into the historical part of the town, you … Continue reading Getting Medieval: Magic
This past week, the Manic Street Preachers released the brilliant Futurology and I realized I never truly felt that sense of Europe they talk about - maybe insular eyes see it as something a lot more close-knitted than it really is. My country joined the EU four years after I was born, back when it was still the EEC. Along with … Continue reading europa geht durch mich
Domingo foi dia de ir ver paisagens nórdicas. The Prado collection of Flemish and Dutch landscapes. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga / National Museum of Ancient Art
Ilustração: Hélder Oliveira A autora deste blog tem para si que a ideia do governo sortear carros e afins a quem pedir mais facturas é uma contra-medida dissimulada ao boicote que o povo fez de as pedir todas em nome dos ministros e presidente. Kirikiri.
Porto - November 2011