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7. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds


In case you’ve missed, I’ve collaborated with two lovely bloggers called Sarah recently: I put together a list of 7 movies to spark your wanderlust for a guest post on The Spanish Bluebell and I was interviewed about my tattoos over at The Laughing Medusa. It made me want to open up my own blog for collaborations too, or maybe start an interview series. Meanwhile, enjoy the links I’ve collected from around the web and have a great weekend!

We Can’t Just Settle‘: Abbi and Iland from Broad City interview Sleater-Kinney.

The Dowse Museum in Lower Hutt is hosting an art and feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon next week, on Saturday 7 March.

Listen to the voice message that Hunter S Thompson left to a customer service. So happy I never got a call like that…

Jeff Bridges and the key to a happy, lasting marriage.

Barbara Newhall Follett was a literary prodigy who published at 13 and disappeared at 25.

30 More Life Hacks Debunked Pt. 3 by John Green.

A guy found a homeless man reading the same book over and over for months so he gave him his kindle.

What happened when Lindy confronted her cruellest troll who stole her dead dad’s identity to abuse her.

J.K. Rowling’s amazing hand-written outline for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Johnny Cash’s birthday note to wife June was voted the world’s best love letter of all time.

The trippiest show on television and why its creator decided to walk away.

John Oliver’s audition to 50 Shades of Grey.

(photo taken in Auckland in 2014.)

6. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds


Next week is Wellington anniversary and I couldn’t be happier. I love public holidays like I love cake: without any guilt and specially in large amounts! This Tuesday I hanged out with a few bloggers from the #BrunchClub and it was great to meet them in person. And the free DLC for Assassin’s Creed Unity finally came out and it took me longer to download it than to finish it… Well, here are few links to keep you guys entertained, hope you like this week’s selection. 🙂

A free workbook to help you assess last year and set goals for 2015.

Sia’s beautiful new video featuring Shia Lebouf and Maddie Ziegler.

And  another side to Shia Lebouf…

Neil Gaiman reveals the secret to becoming a writer.

 The most annoying people on the plane starring Sir Patrick Stewart.

Le Diner en Blanc, the pop-dining phenomenon, is heading to Auckland in February.

Harper Collins ‏loaded a Pinterest board with 100+ browsable samples of new releases and bestsellers.

Rimutaka Cycle Trail named one of the 2015 ‘hottest new travel experiences‘ by Lonely Planet.

The 2015 Oscar nominees were announced this week and Vanity Fair has a list of the 17 biggest snubs and surprises for this year.

Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox, this girl can.

(photo taken this month at the Wellington waterfront)

5. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds


Today was my last working day of the year and tomorrow my husband and I will get on our Ducati and camp for 10 days around the North Island. The weather forecast isn’t very promising, with several days of rain ahead, but we’re still excited as this will be our longest ride so far, around 3,000 km in total! Here are a few links I’ve collected in the past couple of weeks to keep you busy until my return. Also, don’t forget to check out my Instagram, I’ll definitely keep it updated with a few photos every day.

On Twitter, My Sad Cat.

Four million songs on Spotify have never been played by anyone, listen to them here.

Wire fairy sculptures dancing in the wind.

One more reason to love Cards Against Humanity.

18 badass women you probably didn’t hear about in 2014.

“(…) it has been a process of accepting not self-love, but self-tolerance. Maybe that’s what it is. I’m working on self-tolerance.”

Haters gonna hate, even Einstein knew that, and he wrote a letter to Marie Curie about it.

This years best actors in 9 kisses.

Here’s what one size fits all actually looks like on all body types.

Touching article about how there is nothing wrong with being gay and knowing it from an early age.

London’s lost female subcultures.

Bret Mckenzie wrote a song for Old Spice.

Sex-Crazed Groupies Are Stalking Australia’s Chefs.

The secret to success? Bitchiness.

“Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List” became a published science paper.

Notes to self: authors look back at their work.

Five things to do for your blog before 2014 ends.

Celebrities reading more mean tweets.

Hope you all enjoy the holidays! 🙂

(photo taken in 2013 in Devonport, Auckland)

4. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds



This week’s lot of interesting links and finds from around the web:

The cast of the Avengers movie when they were young.

Maybe we should starting looking at our failures as a badge of honour.

Some people complain about driving an hour to go to work, imagine commuting from New Zealand to rural Iceland?

Of course it has been done before, but you should still go ahead.

A prank pulled by a German village for a good cause.

A group of 9-year olds share what they don’t like about being boys.

Lisa Simpson’s book club.

The internet can be awesome sometimes: Barbie’s ‘I Can Be a Computer Engineer’ picture book is fixed online.

A woman in the US opened a Cuddling Shop and got 10,000 customers in the first week.

On Instagram: Russian freelance designer and blogger Corina.

In Portuguese: 6 coisas que eu aprendi sobre medo, sonhos, sucesso e felicidade.

The last few days have been full on, I feel exhausted! Time to recharge and relax. Have a good weekend everyone! 🙂

(photo taken by Ivan in 2009 in Santa Catarina, Brazil.)

3. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds

This week I also have amazing news to share together with the interesting links bellow: I won a scholarship to the Blogcademy in Auckland next month! Here’s my entry if you’re haven’t seen it yet. I was checking my emails every 20 minutes last weekend and then when I woke up Monday morning, there it was, a lovely email titled “CONGRATS!“. I couldn’t be happier! Flights and accommodation are all sorted and the countdown has begun. I’m so excited and I can’t wait to attend the 2-day workshop and share all the details with you guys afterwards. 🙂

The human behind Humans of New York.

The recipe to maintaining a long term blog.

The Kate Bush story, a BBC documentary.

What Jenny’s learned about blog growth.

How to create more time for the life you want.

Nakasendo, an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo (via Rafael).

Benedict Cumberbatch reading a four-part poem.

Chris Riddell on the illustrations used in The Sleeper and the Spindle.

And in case you’ve missed, here’s my post about the book.

In Portuguese: Afinal, o que que é mérito?

(photo taken in 2008, at a vase factory in Beijing, China)

2. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds


Because sharing is caring, here are a few interesting links and finds from around the web:

The world’s youngest self-made female billionaire is a college dropout and a medical genius.

Top 4 reasons why you’re stuck in a job you can’t stand.

And if you end up leaving your crappy job, these guys are hiring.

A reflection on the use of the word “curating” and how snob that really is.

Someone compiled every brand ever mentioned on Sex and the City (in alphabetical order!).

Ever wondered the story behind someone’s tattoo?

Jake Gyllenhaal and Jimmy Fallon play Water War.

On Instagram: extremely talented NY illustrator Maritza Lugo aka Mindsay Mohan.

In Portuguese: Know Your Blogger, 11 perguntas respondidas e 11 fatos aleatórios sobre mim.

This week I signed up for the Cigna Round the Bays 10k run in February 2015, I need to get back to training mode and work on improving my pace. Have a good weekend everyone!

(photo taken in 2009 at Curitiba Zoo, Brazil)

1. sharing is caring: interesting links and finds

All Hallow's Read

poster by Ali

Happy Halloween! Have you ever heard of All Hallow’s Read?

Seven tips on the Japanese art of decluttering.

You can turn almost anything into pasta.

Iceland’s Police Department is on Instagram.

Elise Blaha Cripe on the power of just starting something at this year’s World Domination Summit.

It costs nothing to encourage an artist.

In Portuguese: o mercado de trabalho para criativos em Londres.

Tonight Lorde is performing in Wellington and I’m so excited! Have a good weekend everyone!