Learning photography :: Aprender fotografia

I have always enjoyed photography: being able to capture a moment and in some sort of way, travel back in time to places I enjoyed and with people I love. Or simply to meander into the unknown through other people’s perspectives. The past weekend I joined a workshop to learn how to be able to…

Sprigs :: Rebentos

Slowly the landscape is acquiring new tones of green, silver, pink and white. The trees are finally showing their leaves and new flowers bloom here and there, like a festival of colour. Happy Spring everyone! — Aos poucos, a paisagem vai ganhando novos tons de verde, prateado, rosa e branco. As árvores estão finalmente a…

Medieval Creatures :: Criaturas Medievais

Gargoyles were designed as a means to prevent rainwater from destroying masonry during the medieval ages. They also represent the craftsmanship of medieval masons who worked on each creature as an individual piece of art, to represent beasts, animals or grotesque figures. Some gargoyles were meant to be a representation of evil and scare worshipers,…

Winter Sun :: Sol de Inverno

Although it is not officially winter yet, the temperatures have dropped and I can’t go outside without my gloves and a warm coat. The streets are covered in ice, and in the places where the sun doesn’t reach they keep like this all day. On the other hand, this last week has presented St. Andrews with lovely…