Monthly Archives: October 2014

Brazilection 2014: Postgame analysis: double down Brazil-style

Originally posted on No Se Mancha:
No Se Mancha’s Brazil election specialist  João Schlüter concludes his election coverage by analyzing the narrow victory of Dilma Rousseff over Aécio Neves.   In the end Brazilians felt the didn’t need that much change after all.…

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Music of the World: Brazil Week

Originally posted on 100 Days of Sunshine:
It’s Friday, let’s celebrate & dance 😀

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Giant Toast Rack

Originally posted on Travel with Intent:
Doesn’t look like a toast rack? Ok, it isn’t but it is a Manchester icon and it’s known as the toast rack  – you can read why here. Linked to Geometric Friday.

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STOMP: Salford Quays

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They are building an airport city in Manchester

Someone please remind me again why I live in this city… Most readers will probably not know that Manchester is quite an experimental city. The first free electric intercity metroshuttle buses in the UK began operating in Manchester. Manchester is…

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Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Newsweek recently featured an extract from Julian Assange’s new book, When Google Met Wikileaks, about his meeting with Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt in 2011: ‘Eric Schmidt is an influential figure, even among the parade of powerful characters…

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What’s on in Manchester – November

Originally posted on The Visit Manchester Blog:
Manchester Christmas Markets Here’s our highlights of where to be and what to see in Manchester in the coming month. Comedy Omid Djalili – Iranalamadingdong at Bolton Albert Halls Thursday 13 November He’s…

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Paneleiras de Goiabeiras (Clay Pot Craftswomen from Goiabeiras)

Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Vitoria, Brazil In my past couple years of traveling to Vitoria, Brazil, I have had the opportunity to enjoy a few steaming pots of a fish laden stew called Moqueca. I finally had a chance to visit…

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Imaging Brazil 2006: 47/53 (Rio de Janeiro, RJ)

Originally posted on Adriano Antoine:
A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts). IMAGING BRAZIL 2005 (Complete overview of 47 photographs) IMAGING BRAZIL 2006 (Complete overview of…

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Dilma Rousseff wants to be “a much better president”

Originally posted on English Blog IEJ:
? Dilma Rousseff, the President of Brazil (Source: Wikimedia) ? After winning the closest presidential election race in many years, Dilma Rousseff promised to re-unite Brazil. She said that the priority for her second…

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