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Three Ways Brazil Has Changed Me: For Better and Worse

  • 21 May, 2014
I’ve been an ESL teacher in Brazil for the last four years now, and in this time, my students have thrown a number of interesting questions my way. But it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that one asked something that really made me stop and think. Since being asked, the following question has corkscrewed… Read More

Encounter With An Angry Brazilian Football Fan

  • 29 Oct, 2013
On the 16th December 2012 Corinthians beat Chelsea in the Club World Cup Final. It was a great game….or so I was told. You see, with the game kicking off on in Brazil on a Sunday morning at about 7am, there was absolutely no chance I was ever going to get up to watch it!… Read More

A Beginners Guide To Football In Sao Paulo- Part Two

  • 27 Sep, 2012
“What is THIS I’m watching?” my Mum asked this on several occasions when I was growing up. She would ask whilst firmly pressing button number three on the remote control, perhaps hoping it would change what was being broadcast on that channel. “Football? Where’s bloody Coronation Street!?!”  7.30pm means soap opera o’ clock in the… Read More
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