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Saudade (episode II)

Today, September 7th, 2017, is a special day for those 200 million Brazilians who still live in the country: It's been 195 years since Brazil declared independence from the Portuguese monarchy. Especially this year, when, landing on a Thursday, offers an opportunity for an extended holiday to those who are still employed. Even Google joined the party:

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Tags: canada  

My guide for learning French

Taking up on an advice sang by a dear friend last week, I've decided to start getting serious about learning French. It shouldn't be hard for someone who's already fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish, and it'll open up windows for work opportunities in places like Quebec, France, and Belgium. I plan on getting a B2 certificate (intermediate level) by the time of graduation, and then apply to a job overseas. It's no secret I miss Canada with all my heart, and this might be a decisive step towards going back. 

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Tags: canada   french   tools  

The Return of the Undead

So, after years working with social networks - and avoiding most of them like the plague -, I've decided to get back and try again. This time, I'll be driving new profiles, since I need a fresh start, after all.

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Tags: facebook  

Brain drain & Heart condition

On this rainy Friday night, this country lost one of its most brilliant brains, and I might not ever see one of my best friends again. This is just another chapter on the political dystopia Michel Temer is writing with our blood.

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Tags: brazil  

Art Corner (episode III)

Here's my watch list for the next few months, in order. Estimated time in parenthesis:

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Tags: art   relaxing