Category Archives: CJs World

Forever daddy

No matter how old I get, you’ll always be “daddy” to me. When mum died I was only 11; nobody thought you’d be able to care for two young children on your own. It was a challenge for sure, but … Continue reading

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Contrasts

It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining and it’s not too hot. Lily woke me up at 7.30 as usual, with a little cold and feeling sorry for herself. That’s ok, I am here to comfort her and quite … Continue reading

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In São Paulo… part 4

For part 1 click here, part 2 here and part 3 here! In São Paulo… 31) …there are parents who never changed a diaper. 32) …some people exercise by walking in circles on the patio within their apartment premises, even though … Continue reading

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Mummy Life

The mummy brain has been in another place lately and without any new ideas of what to write about. It’s a little odd considering the many new things going on in my life at the minute; little smiles, little giggles, little … Continue reading

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And so we were three…

Who would have thought life could become this. I liked my life before, but now…? It is like running barefoot across a field of humid green grass and flowers almost as tall as you on a warm summers day, you’re a … Continue reading

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In São Paulo… part 3

For part 1 click here and part 2 here In São Paulo… 21) …it’s normal to be invited to someones home, whether you really know them or not, and be treated like an old friend. 22) …pregnant women are treated … Continue reading

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How to get a Permanent Visa in Brazil – part 2

I wrote about the first steps in this post if you are interested. So after handing in all the documentation to the Federal Police I was told to keep an eye out for a publication in the Diário Oficial da … Continue reading

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37 weeks

On Friday I’m 37 weeks pregnant, that means our baby is “full term” and can be born any time. When I think about it, that my husband and I will become a family, we’ll be three… I don’t know, it’s … Continue reading

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In São Paulo… part 2

(For part 1 click here) In São Paulo… 10) …if nobody saw it, then it didn’t happen. Especially in traffic. 11) …God is a big deal, he is in, like, every sentence. 12) …they think you are a lunatic for wanting … Continue reading

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In São Paulo… part 1

some (generalised) observations, many which may well apply to the country but, as the name suggests, this is about Sampa! So… In São Paulo…

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