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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 377 articles published.

City of Leipzig sponsors execution at Markt

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It’s 1824 all over again at the heart of Leipzig.

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Women’s well-meaning meanness

in Lifestyle/Opinion/Society by
Meanness towards each other, for example when it has to do with the touchy issue of weight, can come in a veneer of female sweetness that makes it all the more irritating. (Photo: public domain)

In my homeland of Brazil, known as Plastic Surgery Capital of the World, one of the worst things one can be – besides old, disabled and black – is fat. Worse still is being a fat woman. And perhaps even worse than that is being told so (nicely) by other women, when image matters so much in this society.

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“There’s a love at every corner”

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"There's a love at every corner" - but some never quite leave you.

I now know what he meant, but it’d take me years to fully appreciate it.

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Poem: “Elusive (the horizon)”

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Elusive is the horizon. (Public domain photo)

I cannot touch it, but in the wind.

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Recoleta, randomness and rain

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Fuerza Bruta in action, July 2017, Recoleta. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

A little slice of Buenos Aires cultural life in a moment of reflection, fleeing the relentless rain.

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Anxiety: a loyal and treacherous companion

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Anxiety is a loyal and treacherous lady.

I have known her well, as long as I’ve been conscious of my own existence.

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