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Trying to Understand…Brazilian Theatre!

  • 8 Jan, 2018
We didn’t get off to the greatest of starts, Portuguese and I! I did my best to avoid studying the language for a really long time. But the longer I stayed in São Paulo, the more I began to appreciate the need to speak Portuguese and integrate with those around me. ‘Getting by’ just wasn’t… Read More
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What does ‘saudades’ really mean?

  • 29 Sep, 2016
Very early on in my Portuguese studies I came across the word saudades. From those Brazilians I’ve talked to, there seems to be a real sense of pride when it comes to this word…there was even a performance during the Rio 2016 closing ceremony inspired by it. But what does it even mean? “It’s a word… Read More
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