Monthly Archives: October 2015

REGISTERING THE HUNDRED MILLIONTH BRAZILIAN

It was in a mood of bouyant optimism that he drove to the Cartorio to register the new baby. They had talked about having a third child ever since their new life in Sao Paulo had began to prosper.¬†¬†They were … Continue reading

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DOGS PAY THE PRICE FOR SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

Trying to sleep at night at the strange, land-locked part of the Brazilian Highlands where he had arrived in his job with the Gold Mining Company was proving to be somewhat of an ordeal; quite different from the tranquil, silent … Continue reading

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TRENDS

When the other members of the meeting laughed ironically at my comment it confirmed my suspicions that I was living in a different age. It was in the 1970’s and our family had returned from a long spell overseas and … Continue reading

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