The Final Act in the Case Dilma Rousseff

August 31, 2016 is a black day for the Brazilian democracy. Because after months of locking horns, the former President Dilma Rousseff was deposed in a more than dubious impeachment trial. With an overwhelming majority of 75 percent, the Federal Senate, the Federal Senado, voted for a political change – thus ending the 13-year-long dominance…

My Way Back To Brazil

It was one of those crazy trips, arising from the mood of the moment. Frustrated from everyday work and 10 days off, I decided to travel to Brazil. It was not a real trip. Rather, it was a return to my old life, my longing country and my great love. I still had enough money…

The Day After

“And how was your evening?” “You came home late.” “Was he here last night? I saw you on the balcony with someone.” In such a way, my flatmates bugged me the next morning. I answered them just shortly. What should I tell them? It shouted inside me: “Yes, you were right. You warned me that…

An Indian Love Story – The Beginning

As chance would have it I got to know a Brazilian guy on my stay abroad in India with whom I’ve fallen head over heels in love. And he also with me. I never believed in love at first sight and suddenly I could feel it, grab it, touch it. A random meeting at an…