photo source: facebook.com/creedmovie Movie award season is in full swing and with it my 2016 Oscar Movie challenge. Now, although this usually only includes films nominated for Best Picture, I am making two exceptions, today’s post being the first one. Creed is the new film based on the Rocky saga, created by Sylvester Stallone way back in 1976, that is 40 years ago. This new film comes from the hand of Ryan Coogler who directed the critically acclaimed Fruitvale Station back in 2013 and picks the Rocky story from the perspective of a new character, played by Michael B. Jordan.…

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photo source: instagram.com/happyhandsproj A few months back I wrote a post about how I stay positive. It was written at a particularly special time in my life, and it remains the most read post on this blog. Staying positive has been an ongoing mission of mine as my life moved from Lisbon and back to London. Luckily everything from my new flat to my job and social life has been going well, which has made it easier – but even then there are times where I hit a slump and have to pick myself back up. And I’ve recently found…

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source: imdb Being a huge fan of good films and TV shows, I’ve recently become somewhat addicted to subscription services such as Netflix and Now TV. The only one I hadn’t explored much was Amazon Video, but after Gael Garcia Bernal won a Golden Globe for his work on ‘Mozart in the Jungle’, I knew I needed to use my 30 day free trial of Amazon Prime and give the show a chance. And I am truly glad I did. Sendo uma grande fã de bons filmes e televisão, ultimamente tenho andado viciada em serviços por subscrição como o Netflix.…

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Today we’re going back to the topic that got me into blogging in the first place: Beauty! Hoje voltamos ao tema que me levou a criar um blog: beleza (leia-se cuidados de pele e maquilhagem)! December was a lovely, yet hectic month. First the trip to Berlin, which was perfect, but ended up with me being ill for a few days. Then came the Christmas parties and leaving drinks, the trip home, mum’s delicious food, etc. In short, a lot of chocolate, sweets and a fair few alcoholic beverages wreaked havoc on my skin! So, coming back to the flat…

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As I mentioned in my previous post, one of my goals for this new year is to read more – so I figured I’d share my ‘to read’ list with you today, in case you’re looking for ideas! Como vos contei no meu último post, um dos meus objectivos para 2016 é ler mais – então pensei partilhar convosco a minha lista de livros “a ler”, caso estejam à procura de ideias! Les derniers jours de nos pères Currently I’m going through Joël Dicker’s ‘Les derniers jours de nos pères’, a wonderful book set during the Second World War, following…

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