Category Archives: Brazil General

What’s happening where I live

Brazilian Corruption update

Corruption update As I am in Brazil at the moment I thought it was time to give you an update about the political situation here. Not least because many of you could do with a distraction from the political situation … Continue reading

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I should be gardening – Brazilian Conspiracy and British Politics

I should be gardening – BUT … I should be gardening today (started writing this on Thursday!) after yesterday’s rain and today`s early morning sunshine … but … conspiracy is afoot. Or, at least, some of the conspiracy that has … Continue reading

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Xmas shopping – a quiet time in Brazil

Xmas shopping I guess it will surprise no one that we went shopping yesterday for the food and stuff we need for Christmas. Only a couple of days to go, so we needed to stock up, and we expected the … Continue reading

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Serendipity, a Journey into Brazil`s past and the Yellow Woodpecker Farm

Serendipity, a Journey into Brazil`s past Visiting the Yellow Woodpecker Farm – “Sitio do Picapau Amarelo” My regular reader will probably recall that I am an absolute advocate of serendipity and its beneficence. I have recently been the beneficiary of … Continue reading

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Amour sans Frontières

Amour sans Frontières I was struck forcibly by the strange juxtaposition of two items on the television news this evening which, on the face of it at least, would appear to have nothing in common save to say that I … Continue reading

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Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles!

Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles! Something of a contrast to my last posting, this one is about smiles and service as well as some thoughts on both Europe and Brazil. I had to go into town today. I had … Continue reading

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Corruption; endemic? Three rhetorical questions.

Grades of Corruption – Three rhetorical questions. As you will see for yourself above I have written around half a dozen posts on Corruption here in Brazil, so I thought I may be allowed to offer an Opinion Piece. Let … Continue reading

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