Chess knights :: Cavalos de xadrez

Do you remember the chess set in which I have been working on? It’s been a while since I last posted any updates but I am now getting closer to finishing it. One of the reasons why this is such a lengthy project is that I started with the idea of making Vikings against Scots,…

Fields by the sea :: Os campos junto ao mar

Summer is a peculiar season in Scotland. The warm weather comes in an erratic manner, and even on apparently sunny days it is wise to bring the raincoat with you. Yet, sunny and warm days do come and they bring unexpected opportunities to go out exploring wonderful landscapes. On one of these sunny Sundays we…

Treasure Hunt: Rodica :: Caça ao Tesouro: Rodica

There is something magical about miniature houses, the ones so tiny that you can actually carry them in your pocket. It’s as if you could build a whole new world from scratch without taking too much space. Rodica’s small houses are the perfect example. They are tiny, portable and even a single one will probably…

Sperm whales :: Cachalotes

At a first glance Sperm whales may seem strange animals, with their large heads and bulky bodies. That, and their large size, is probably one of the reasons why they were seen as sea monsters. Yet, as most whales, they are incredibly social, living in small groups and as they grow older, keeping more to…