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Friend in Arawak

Much has been said on how important it is to have a friends. Real friends, those who do not care how long separated, when they meet is as they always have been together. To paraphrase the great Brazilian poet Vinicius de Morais, friend is an indispensable necessity. As far as I […]

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Football soccer transcends wars

Football soccer is the world’s sport and fans of the game can be very passionate. FIFA, the International Federation of Football Association, is a powerful, wealthy body, and in some cases stronger than country governments. Just look at what FIFA has demanded of South Africa and more recently Brazil to […]

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Buda & Pest a Tale of Two Cities

Before accepting the invitation to go Hungary to participate in the Figyelö 2012 CIO Forum (read about it on The Practical CIO website), I did not know that Budapest was in reality two cities in one. Buda in one side of the Danube and Pest on the other. Actually Budapest consists of […]

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Unsuspecting Cruise Passengers

Where did I see a painting or watercolor similar to this photo? If you seen it somewhere, let me know. Click on Contact above and send me an e-mail or add a comment below. Download full size image for personal use. Commercial or any other type of use, not allowed: Unsuspecting […]

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Is Brazil Growing… Politically?

Very interesting what is happening politically in Brazil right now. If you are Brazilian or have a Brazilian friend, you probably have received an incredible amount of e-mails related to the presidential election. First round of the election took place early in the month and the second round to selected […]