Tag: cloud

Águas de Março

The tropical storms that hit most of Brazil this time of the year can easily produce non-stop lightning in the thousands. Those storms have inspired Tom Jobim‘s song Águas de Março (Waters of March), which come, as one verse says, to close summertime. If you live in a […]

Bye Bye F-100

PR-OAR, currently in Avianca Brasil, former Oceanair, previously flown by American Airlines. Good things often come to and end. As the career of the Fokkers in Brazil nears its end, I see this recent flight as probably being my last one in my favourite aircraft.

Hidden Beach

Come with me, to my own little place in the world. A place few know about. Across that small passage, like a portal, framed by mountains and jungle, lies a little beach, of soft sands and inviting shadow. Where turtles and a casual dolphin seek refuge during the […]

On Mental Imagery

Or, on how  the method of loci would have to wait a few more centuries to come to light, had Simonides been born in a tropical paradise. Ou, em como o método loci teria que esperar mais uns séculos pra via à luz, tivesse Simônides nascido num paraíso tropical.