About me: I'm Irish and and live in Recife in the northeast of Brazil.
City Centre Taxi Protest Ranks a Poor 4 on the Disruption Scale A lack of individual flair the low point of a lacklustre protestRecifences poor enough to have to resort to public transport were not too put out today by an impromptu protest by Recife?s taxi driving professionals. Kicking off at 1330 to ensure maximum physical discomfort for bus-bound local peasa... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:51:00
World Cup Watch - What the Japanese Can Expect Welcome JapaneseOn first glance it appeared to be a rare instance of farsightedness. A decree was passed by the city council making it illegal for garbage collectors to strike on and around 15 June 2014, though this was dependant on how many Japanese were to be in the city. A crack team of Chinamen1... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:59:00
So much money wasted, so many jobs created. Looking forward to the post Copa recession
The World Cup draw looms large and the 13,507 tickets sold to historically hardcore Canadian football fans ex-pat Brazilians must be wondering in which black market they?ll be peddled, and for what prof... Wed, 04 Dec 2013 03:24:00
Red or Dead - a review
Bill Shankly - a legend of a man
Bill Shankly was a great man. David Peace wrote a novel about Bill Shankly called Red or Dead. It was very repetitive. I read it, liking football. And now his style is haunting my thoughts. Worth a read if you like Liverpool Football Club, or footbal... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 04:24:00