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No Anglo-Saxon friends without a few Latin enemies

February 27, 2011

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I was speaking to my Lusophone lover the other day as part of an ongoing campaign to improve my pidgin Portuguese. The topic of conversation turned to films, and I wanted to find out what The Social Network was called in Brazil (as often there are differences in branding between English films – not straight translations, and […]

So, I’m going to be a ‘gringo’? All Greek to me…

February 24, 2011

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So, despite recent news about a Brazilian woman finding an alligator behind her sofa, it’s looking like I will be moving to South America this summer. Before me stands the slightly daunting prospect of having to decipher the language and overcome some of the more challenging cultural differences – but I’ve done it before, and […]