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fight

we’re still living hard times nowadays: fighting the same ancient battles, ignoring sometimes what’s clear and meets the eye… this shouldn’t be considered normal. We have lots of people to help around this world, we have a duty as human-beings to help others, we must fight against slavery, abuse, exploitation and many other crimes committed against freedom. From the first human breath we are all free. There’s no price for our freedom. I invite you to meet Love146. Many institutions, like this one, fight every day to make our world a more human place. Don’t pay attention to any kind of hate message against people who are “different”. Every single one of us is different. “Normal” is a very dangerous word to use.

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postcode

the first knowledge of our existence that bounds all human beings (and all the other animals) is to know that we come from other places. We are a result, a sample of transformation, mutation, change over the years. The memories that I bring of the place where I come from are the people, the landscapes, the sea breath, all the moments that can fit in such sweet pieces of paper such as postcards. It’s clear in my head how these moments are really part of my postcode. why? because without them I wouldn’t know where I came from. I wouldn’t have the experience of becoming real… becoming myself.

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inspiration

there are so many moments in our lifetime when we can appreciate and breathe inspiration. depending on the day or the mood, you choose what to take in and use it to create something new or even simply, inspiration to move on. As an actress there are constant stimulations to create something new and to move from project to project and get involved in new roles. yesterday I had the pleasure of seeing for the first time the new Wes Anderson film “The Grand Budapest Hotel”. Projects and Stories like this one make me believe that inspiration fuels dreams (consequently those dreams become objectives, achievements, accomplishments). The reason I love to act is to be part of something that allows me to grow as an artist/performer (and realizing that I wouldn’t mind at all being part of a Wes Anderson movie).  Spoilers ahead:

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rite of passage

when life comes and goes as fast as it can possibly be, sometimes you forget your way back. Struggling between work and new opportunities for a sustainable future, trying to find time in my schedule to return to Portugal. Of course I’m already homesick but what I miss the most are the simple little things as being with my group of best friends, go to Porto during S.João, spending time with my grandmother, traveling by car with family, going out all summer nights… but still…life is happening right now and I can’t miss it. As many immigrants wish that someday, somehow, the financial/political conditions will get better in our home country. I really do hope that things get prosperous in a near future.

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without

my schedule has been filled up with not only working timetable (including Saturday) but also with great meetings, awesome places to discover, planing good trips to the next month. Sometimes time passes so fast that you literally have no time to give feedback to “the world”… instead you’re text messaging at 3 am with BFF and writing family notes saying “I’m alive and well”. For now I really miss spending holidays at Portugal (and I hope I’ll comeback to catch some sunlight during summertime). I know if I keep the focus on my work, later on I’ll comeback for the holidays.

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showcase

Usually in the end of each year I´m used to have a showreel. This showreel is basically some examples of my work during the whole year. Since this year is a turning point in my life I believe I won´t have a specific video post on the end of the year…
Right now, I miss using my camera to film all my friends and editing videos just for the sake of it; but, in spite of that I really feel that I´m starting to change my life for good. Independence never felt so right.

P.S.- I know there´s a difference between a personal blog and a working showcase website/blog but for me works better if both are in the same place because my job is always related to the way I think and create stories, performances; inspiration is everything and you shouldn´t judge someone/something for so little.

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love

love is different for single one of us and it has a special meaning. For some of us means getting lost in the moment, others take step by step to build a relationship. the love that I nourish for some people in this world are also known as best friends and family. They are everything that makes me breath, just incredible human beings in the true sense of the word “incroyable”. I’m settle down with my best friends that everything is possible. Anywhere, anytime. It’s so good to love someone (and I’m not letting that go. ever.)

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