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Outback

  English is not my first language, and of all existing English accents, from all English-speaking countries in the world, none reminds me so well of that as Australia. Growing up in Brazil, I remember how frustrating it felt to … Continue reading

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The Stuff of the Gods

  A man named Bolt said he wanted to go even faster but his body did not respond. He got the gold three times nevertheless. A 19-year old girl (not 5 foot tall) got four golds and proved to the … Continue reading

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Men in (Long) Black (Coats)

Fans like me around the world waited patiently since 2014. In those longs months of waiting, the only bright notes had been HBO’s Game of Thrones on Sunday evenings and The Killing, a Netflix series starring Mireille Enos and Joel … Continue reading

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The Company

  As part of my research for a new book, I have been reading the work of Irish priest and author Malachi Martin. Former Professor of Paleography at the Vatican’s Pontifical Biblical Institute, from 1958 to 1964 Father Malachi served … Continue reading

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New book now live at Amazon.com

It’s Thanksgiving again and I had to say thank you to all the readers, family and friends who nominated Yesterday Lies Ahead in Amazon’s program “Kindle Scouts”.  It received nearly 800 nominations but it was not selected for a contract. … Continue reading

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You too

It was a decision that startled the music world, last year, when Apple announced the album would be downloadable (is that even a real word?) to half a billion iTunes Store customers worldwide at no cost. I am sure a … Continue reading

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Yesterday Lies Ahead – New book campaign launches at Amazon.com

  Amazon offered me a different deal this time: they made the book available for 30 days on their Kindle Scout site. If the book gets clicks enough, at the end of  the 30 day trial period they may offer … Continue reading

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