Journey to positivity // Como me mantenho positiva

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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Cinema: Paper Towns

Last week I went to the movies for the first time in a very long time and watched Paper Towns, the adaptation of the fantastic John Green novel. A few years ago when I got my iPad mini (which, knock on wood, is still going strong), I went through a phase of reading a ton of books on it. At the time, I was also starting to discover the world of YouTube subscriptions and started hearing about John Green’s books through several people, particularly the Booksandquills channel. After starting out with The Fault In Our Stars and being utterly impressed…

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Wish I Was Here

Desde que me lembro que adoro cinema. Vi tantos filmes que agora, cada vez que alguém me pergunta aqui porque é que tenho um sotaque (quase) americano quando falo inglês, uso isso como resposta! Ainda no liceu passei a fase de querer estudar teatro/cinema e fazer disso carreira – influenciada por esse clássico do cinema 80s, Fame (o filme, não a série). Não tendo isso acontecido, a minha primeira contribuição para o mundo do cinema chegou quando o actor/realizador Zach Braff lançou uma campanha no Kickstarter para angariar fundos para o filme que tinha escrito em conjunto com o irmão…

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