trying to understand Brazilian culture


The Best Reason I’ve EVER Heard For Studying English

  • 20 May, 2016
It’s been a bit quiet on this blog recently, and I’m going to use this post to tell you why. So I leisurely started working on a writing project over nine months ago, but over the last few months it has really dominated all of my free time as I try to get it ready… Read More

“Book Excerpt: Brazilians just want your extra time and your….”

  • 26 Jun, 2014
Last month I fulfilled a childhood dream of mine by releasing a book. This means I’ve now joined the ranks of Geri Halliwell, Thelma from Big Fat Gypsy Weddings and Kerry Katona as people who’ve published a memoir! What a group of people to be amongst! Almost as soon as Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture was… Read More

The Week My Blog Post Randomly Created A ‘Media Frenzy’!

  • 6 May, 2014
I was told by my friends that the Bin Laden bar was old news in São Paulo. Apparently the look-a-like running the place had already had his 15 minutes of fame a few years ago, appearing on a variety of Brazilian TV shows and in many newspapers. I decided to write about the place anyway,… Read More

I’ve Written a Book!

  • 25 Apr, 2014
After over seven months of writing, rewriting old blog posts, deleting everything and then writing again….34,000 words later I have finally finished my book, Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture. This is a personal account of the time I’ve spent here in Brazil, filtered through my experiences of living and working in São Paulo. Here is the blurb:… Read More
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