Things To Look Forward To

As I approach November, marking three months in this beautiful country, things are starting to heat up.  No, they actually are.  It's literally just getting hotter.  It was 36 degrees yesterday, and I can't say I enjoyed the humidity either. October is the southern hemisphere's April, where the weather can't make up its mind (it … Continue reading Things To Look Forward To

The First Adventure Out of Rio: An Inland Retreat

And so, amid the talk of looming 'G1' examinations in a fortnight, the university staff must have known some of us might be mildly stressed.  Many of us are beginning to feel the weight of living here for 6 weeks, and although the stress is nothing like it would have been at our home universities, it's … Continue reading The First Adventure Out of Rio: An Inland Retreat