“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”

Graffiti street art in Curitiba, Brazil Although for kicks I entered it into google translate which turned it into "all work and no play makes Jack a goofball". Which frankly, has less of the dramatic effect I think Kubrick was aiming for.


Summer Solstice at Stonehenge

Bigger rock stars than found at Glastonbury... Stonehenge, usually closed off throughout the year, during solstice celebrations allows anyone to flock together among the ancient stones to witness the sunset and the sunrise. Joining in has always been on my bucket list, and although we didn't stay for the sunrise (if you ever want to [...]

The Kettle, Curitiba: Getting my tea ‘fix’ in Brazil

When thinking about Brazil, it is usually associated with images of sandy beaches, football glory, and coffee. Much of Brazil's economy was generated from the vast quantity of coffee plantations, and it is the world's largest producer of coffee (a third of all coffee comes from Brazil!) As a quintessentially British lass, however, I am [...]

The Beauty of Genesis (and why Sebastião Salgado is now one of my fave photographers)

Olá! I am currently writing this post from Brazil after submitting my final assignments of my degree. If the giant, eye-like tower in the photo above is unfamiliar to you- it is a famous landmark of Curitiba that belongs to MON (Museu Oscar Niemeyer). Niemeyer was a famous Brazilian architect who is said to have designed [...]