July 2017

Women’s well-meaning meanness

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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

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“There’s a love at every corner”

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

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Nostalgia, books and “The Durrells in Corfu”

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Before parting with my classmates, before embarking for the big adventure called adult life, we enjoyed Corfu in the spring with its sunsets, its old buildings, its incredibly beautiful landscapes.

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Poem: “Elusive (the horizon)”

I cannot touch it, but in the wind.

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Bitten by mosquitoes in Hong Kong

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"I thought back to my own noble discomfort at treating the poverty of others as a tourist attraction."

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Got Game: Jason, the newest Lion import

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Jason South, a Canadian, offers us insights into how he landed in American football and in Leipzig with German and foreign players, and how to be recruited to play abroad.

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