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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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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?”

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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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The touristy and the macabre in Key West

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Sunset in Key West.

A city of alcoholic sippy cups and doll houses, ruled by a scary doll, Hemingway and hurricanes.

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Keep calm and look up the Queen on Wikipedia

in Culture / Entertainment/Philosophies by
The Queen’s portrait in the backstage area of Moritzbastei, Leipzig. Photo: Maximilian Georg

Everything you wanted to know about the Queen of England, the world’s oldest historical people, and politicians’ candy drawers but were afraid to ask.

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Poem: “27 voice messages”

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Poem: 27 voice messages a daughter will refuse to ever listen to, having inherited her father's cell phone shortly after the evening he departed, never to return. Photo: public domain

27 calls, a week or a day too late to be heard.

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