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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 374 articles published.

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

in Philosophies/Society by
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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Short story: “The ins and outs of the ring”

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"The ins and outs of the ring" - short story by Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. (Photo: public domain)

“She’d take it off and put it back on, flick it, spin it on the kitchen table. Thought of melting it in the oven, throwing it out the window, letting it slip through the open drain in the bathroom.”

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Mauritius: heaven or “Sunday landscape?”

in Literature/Travel by
Bay in Trou d'Eau Douce, Mauritius. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

Mark Twain once visited Mauritius and reflected on his interactions with the locals and the island’s non-intimidating beauty, a quality that remains today. For those tentatively flirting with adventure, the small friendly island off the eastern coast of Africa may just be the perfect spot.

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My whirl at Twilight Zone fan fiction

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Oh, if only I had a time machine. “The Soldier, the Maid and the Miss” – a short story written in loving tribute of my favorite series of all time, The Twilight Zone (1959-64).

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Moving through life’s assembly line

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From the time we are conceived until the moment we die, we are all products - moving through life's assembly line. (Public domain photo)

Love is often not entirely explainable and may seem quite random, and therein lies its power… to somehow stall the machine, though never quite break it.

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