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Tales of deconfinement 3

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Further on in the hill top, a combination of three very ugly buildings. I thought that they maybe would age well but… Still impressive but sadly still not erudite enough nor well drawn, design or colored. Yet they are family, nice to say hello to.

 

 

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Tales of Deconfinement 2

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On the top of the hill, looking down the 85 stairs, the aqueduct is obstructed by Ginásio Clube Português new padel courts.  Some sounds of people playing start to surface sometimes.

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views of confinement, chapter II, n.9

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4 corners of kitchen… our home powerhouse.

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Views of Confinement, chapter II, n. 8

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At the end of the living room, an extra small room. Almost like a large bow-window, bowing over the avocado tree. CDs and DVDs and coffee table books are stored there along with an old stereo multiplex, a relic from the 1990’s, that still offers a cassete reader. A place of tropical relaxation. An imaginary winter garden in Rio de Janeiro’s winter. And interesting high corners too.

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Views of Confinement, Chapter II, n.6

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Living/dinning room. Some dull corners after all.

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Views of confinement, Chapter II, 5

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There is a typical Portuguese expression “conhecer os cantos à casa”, literally translated as “knowing the corners of a house/home” that means that you are feeling at home in a place or a situation or that you are now in the possession of all the relevant data or social interactions. Now I’m really starting to know the corners of the house. Another bedroom, this one more familiar, daily and nightly familiar.

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Views of Confinement, Chapter II, 4

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What used to be a children’s room is now a guest’s room. Some traces of infancy still lingering close to the ceiling, though.

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Views of Confinement – Chapter II, 3

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A room that is also a storing facility. Travel bags and boxes full of important things such as: used toys, Christmas decorations, old Carnival costumes and lovely rags ready to be recycled. In the lower levels, a Fine Arts student struggles to keep up with her own excellence standards working on remote.

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Views of Confinement , Chapter 2

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After the previous views from the windows, a new chapter starts: Views of the four upper corners in rooms. A well kept secret, a brave new world to explore… Here’s the studio. Taxes file from 2001… The travel books’ shelf, city and country guides; boxes of long forgotten very important documents, an edge of comics books. A lovely paper lamp floats over everything like a benign ufo.

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Views of Confinement XX

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Little details at the building’s bottom