Lost Friendships

I remember everything about my first day at Vila Lorena primary school and it did not go well as I would like, I confess! Minutes after my mother left me, she came back to pick me up. I would not stop throwing up, and after being checked by my teacher it was concluded that I … Continue reading Lost Friendships

I wish everything was different

In 2001, my mother called my grandmother and my cousin to live with us in Portugal. I cannot describe how happy i was to finally have our grandma by our side. During those two years my mother worked non-stop so she could bring them. She worked by day as nanny and by night as a … Continue reading I wish everything was different

Beginning of a new journey

The first thing I noticed when we arrived at Lisbon aeroport, was that my mother had a car (laughs). On the way home I was amused looking at the streets and buildings, trough the car window. The houses were colorful and gigantic, the ground was made of tar, and not mud and there were more … Continue reading Beginning of a new journey

A star in the sky

My grandpa was an incredible character. He was funny, always playing around with people, very respected and had lots of friends. On the other hand, he was very bold, though and did not tolerate lack of respect in any ways, at all. Arguing with him?! Huumm... I don't think so, in he's mind, he was … Continue reading A star in the sky