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Daily grind

When you stay home for 6 months healing a broken foot, going back to the daily work routine feels like this. Advertisements

O mistério do número que se calhar não é meu

Aqui há uns anos comprei um cartão de telemóvel de uma rede que não era a minha habitual, e que já raramente uso. Desde esse dia que comecei a receber periodicamente SMS a avisarem-me para pagar a factura da Cabovisão (de quem não sou cliente), para levar o carro que não tenho com uma matrícula ...


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.

As editoras já não querem saber

... quando a única review apresentada no livro é retirada do Goodreads.

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 ...

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:


Manics fan girl gets tickets to watch The Holy Bible being played in full next year. This is how I feel:


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.

nolite te bastardes carborundorum

Only just noticed that Hey Rosetta! quote The Handmaid's Tale on a song from their debut album.


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?

my rock ‘n’ roll life

Stayed up late last night watching interviews with the stunning Margaret Atwood and a Pullman lecture on the importance of book illustrations. Because I'm hardcore that way.

idade: 32…

...ainda põe a língua de fora quando desenha e pinta.

on vanity (II)

Decisions based on emotion aren't decisions, at all. They're instincts. Which can be of value. The rational and the irrational complement each other. Individually they're far less powerful.Binge-watch House of Cards during the weekend. Feel severely under-dressed all throughout the show. Realize how much I love to be able to look at myself in the ...

2014: the year of the plane

08 Mar: MH370 17 Jul: MH17 23 Jul: GE222 24 Jul: AH5017

dança para machos

in Visão nº1113

Dear Richard Dawkins


“faith is a fine invention when gentlemen can see”

There are things you shouldn't have to believe in. You should simply know.


I am merely a discarded wooden plank powerless to resist the crushing of steel still, I want to save you no matter if you’re dead or still barely breathing, breathing Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies Translated from the Chinese by Jeffrey Yang Graywolf Press, 2012

Make a wiSh

Today is World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day and the official website invites everyone - whether you have been diagnosed or not - to make a wish related to MS.You can also take the opportunity to learn more about the disease and maybe demystify some preconceived notions - as well as understanding the real effects it has on all those who ...

“então, o fim-de-semana, correu bem?”

é office speak para "atão?, tens vida que valha alguma coisa fora daqui?"

15 anos depois

Às vezes compensa esperarmos pela idade/altura certa para ler certos livros.  


A organizar outro blog no WordPress totalmente dedicado aos textos do meu pai - artigos antigos em papel, textos publicados em blogs e sites alheios, excertos dos livros que publicou.Brevemente, numa blogosfera perto de si. 

revamp galore

I think this blog must be feeling like Sleeping Beauty's dress.

oh, canada!

Canadian music: feeding my soul since 2005.Individual praises here, here and here.It may be the cold, or the boreal forest, or the openheartedness - but I'm more in tune with their words and notes than any other on this side of the Ocean.

advanced search

Querido Google:A tua busca de imagens devia ter um filtro que ocultasse imagens pirosas.Your truly, etc.M.