Music – THE NEW PORTUGUESE HERO

  Lisbon, Sunday afternoon, Humberto Delgado Airport, you can hear the roar of the fans “Portugal! Portugal” or “Salvador! Salvador!” and a mass of journalists, photographers, and policemen waiting for their so called new hero to arrive. Salvador Sobral, 27, is the voice that enchanted Europe to win not only the Eurovision for his country…

Stoner – Review

Author: John Williams Book: Stoner Rating: 5/5 *****   Stoner tells us the story of William Stoner, born on a small farm in Missouri, 1891. As a natural thing in the life, Stoner expected to fall into his parent’s footsteps and after finishing high-school continue working on the farm until the end of his days….

FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

ABOUT FRANCE   Emmanuel Macron is the new President of France, undeniably, but what did this election mean to Europe? How does it affect all of us? Did the French choose their president or just the less unpleasant option? Let’s talk statistics first. Macron has won this election with 64.8% of the votes, leaving Marine…

MAGAZINE GALORE

MAGAZINE GALORE WASTED AFTERNOON WALK IN THE PARK ENDS UP IN EPIC FINDING Sunny afternoon, is spring in Lisbon, the birds sing, people smile and walk around the streets, cool nice breeze and the smell of an early summer ready to arrive. As I walk out of class to go down to one of my…

THE CIRCLE – MOVIE REVIEW

THE CIRCLE – MOVIE REVIEW            ENTERTAINING FOR THE “WAIT, WHAT HAPPENED?” MOMENTS IN THE THEATHER Mae Holland gets a dream job in a huge tech company, quickly rises up to be one of its most valuable employees and soon finds out she is in a wicked maze concerning the safety of privacy and that…

SLEEP – REVIEW

Author: Haruki Murakami Book: Sleep (85 pages) Rating: 4/5 **** Sleep is the story of an average middle-class woman who after something like a sleeping paralyzes goes 17 days completely awake. Contrary to what one would think she nor feels tired or confused, only exhilarated by the feeling of joy, freedom and renewed energy in…

IN COLD BLOOD – REVIEW

Author: Truman Capote Book: In Cold Blood – A True Account of Multiple Murder and its Consequences (335 pages) Rating: 4/5 **** After a conversation with a cellmate while in imprisonment, Richard “Dick” Hickock finds out that his companion had once worked for a very wealthy farmer in Kansas, one who kept a supposed safe…