Vikings (2013)

Today I’m very happy to recommend you one of my favorite shows: Vikings! It took me some time to start watching, but once I did… I watched four seasons in two weeks. Even my grandma would watch it with me, for I could not leave the couch and the TV. Vikinks is a historical drama

Abigail Adams Smith – Breast cancer and mastectomy in the XIX century

It’s october and it’s never too much to remember that other than Halloween, october is also the breast cancer awareness month (pink october). Due to that, I decided to write little about a figure that may be well known in America, but not that notorious in Brazil (where I’m from): Abigail Adams Smith. Abigail “Nabby”

Review: Letters to Dora – Lucy Dib and Moira Bianchi

Letters to Dora (original title: Cartas à Dora) is on the run for the Prêmio Kindle de Literatura, a brazilian contest promoted by Amazon Brasil. I’m already declaring my vote and my cheering to this amazing historical romance, ‘cause just like Dora was conquered letter by letter, I was conquered page by page. It was

Bem-estar animal no século XIX

Hoje é o dia mundial dos animais (e, para os católicos, dia de São Francisco de Assis). Em homenagem à data, resolvi fazer um post sobre como eram tratados os animais na Inglaterra do século XIX. Lembrando, sempre, que a abordagem aqui não é tão profunda quanto eu gostaria (por falta de tempo e material