When I was a little younger, I lived in London for a while and although I got to know the city, life was happening, I was studying, working and feeling cold all the time. The Island has a cruel wind in the winter and in the summer…well, let’s say that there is a slight increase […]Read more "Paris is Paris, London is London"
Things look very different in Paris from the first time I went to visit it. I was going to say about 28 years ago, but let’s stick to before the Internet age. Somehow the French people are more friendly to tourists trying to find their way around the city, or the way back to the […]Read more "La vie en rose"
Vacation plans, as it is well known, usually start with trying to save money to spend on the trip; but you need to prepare for the trip, so you end up spending the money you saved buying miniature versions of things like shampoo, liquid soap, contact lenses cleansers, Tide sachets to wash nickers, smelly socks […]Read more "Planes, trains and automobiles"
Well, it happened again and, the conclusion is that I seem to live in this world with, at least, 8 years of delay. On the up side, one can still be surprised by pieces of art that are not dedicated to an incomprehensible level of abstractionism, which seems to be the XXI century mode: installations of […]Read more "Diving bell and the butterfly"
The text below is by a theatre director, one of those people you bump into on the journey and with whom I had the privilege to work, while in Brazil. Although it was not my first time working as a dancer with a theatre director, his sometimes challenging approach to art helped me to stretch […]Read more "Art and politic correctness"