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The Horrors of ACUTE Back Pain

On Monday, I asked my wife to drive me to the emergency room that’s close to where we live.

I had spent the weekend periodically emitting raucous groaning noises whenever I shifted my body in bed —  the slightest movement would cause massive pain, especially on the right side of my lower back, which spazzed out from time to time. 1.331 palabras más

Portugal

Soprano Lara Martins Sings Guarnieri the Brazilian Mozart

Lara Martins sings Guarnieri, the Brazilian Mozart.

During this pandemic, I have listened to many new CD releases and have marvelled at what singers have been able to produce during such difficult times. 413 palabras más

Review

Carla Pires: Cartografado

All Over the Map

Listening Post 290. Travel far and discover yourself: The idea has inspired literary figures and works from Camus to Kerouac to… 1.196 palabras más

The Journey of Fado | Sonia Shirsat with Fernanda Maciel - Feb 8th, 7.30 pm, 2021

The Journey of Fado

Fado is the traditional folk music from Portugal, usually characterised by mournful tunes and lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor, and infused with a sentiment of resignation, fatefulness and melancholia. 170 palabras más

Talks

Cheers to 2021! Why not pair Portuguese wines with Fado?

Wines of Portugal is asking everyone to unite in a Toast to 2021 with a glass of Portuguese wine in-hand while enjoying the music of Fado singer, Gisela João. 392 palabras más

Wine Reviews