From the monthly archives:

August 2006

Saudade

August 28, 2006

You must have lived months in a new country, alone in different beds not your own, being madly in love, to truly grasp the word, but this is without doubt the best definition of one of the most beautiful words I’ve learned in Brazil: ““The famous saudade of the Portuguese is a vague and constant desire […]

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Orkut soap Brazil really starts

August 28, 2006

 You’ve probably noticed this sentence oin your Orkut page after logging in: “A friendly reminder: We all love orkut.com so help us keep it clean. Please use the service responsibly and be proactive in reporting abusive profiles and communities. Illegal content will not be tolerated and will be removed. View our Terms of Service. Stay […]

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BR health check

August 28, 2006

For the Lula fans… BR unemployment rate is at a 15-month high (10,7%) and the budget gap widens to 7.84 billion reais.  Being re-elected by giving away bolsa familias on the neck of the country is really just too easy, but not in BR.

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Beatport territory restriction

August 27, 2006

In discovered the track ‘urban Minds’ from Pac Jam on the rendez-fou site (allaz, we won’t make it to the party, since we’re only in Belgium from September 3 – September 9) and wanted to download it on Beatport. Strangely enough, Beatport gave me a message: “One or more of the items you’ve selected for […]

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Cha Brasileira

August 27, 2006

Pictures by Ana.

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links for 2006-08-26

August 26, 2006

the boys from my neighbourhood – music for monsters – [ powered by PhotoBlog your photo blog service] Como, Tom Cruise? I need to shave my beard… (tags: Brazil, Ana, Chico)

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Pague por Sufrir

August 23, 2006

How can I introduce you to the UCKG (Universal Church of the Kingdom of God)?  Well, it is now the biggest multinational corporation in Brazil, with millions of followers; which makes writing a post about them somewhat dangerous (oehoe).  The UCKG was founded in 1977 by Edir Macedo, a former lottery worker in Rio de […]

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