Archives for Emily D'Silva

Author: Emily D'Silva

Lisboa Limpa: Minimising Lisbon’s Plastic Waste, One Cup at a Time

July 25, 2018

Bianca Beyer, founder of Lisboa Limpa, is aiming to eradicate the use of disposable plastic cups in Lisbon bars and replace them with reusable ones.

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In Conversation with 35mais1

April 25, 2018

35mais1 is a collective of four photographers and film developers who aim to revive and encourage the art of analog photography. Based in Lisbon, the group have brought their artistic and technical skills and knowledge to create a business selling vintage cameras, developing film, and providing other photography services.

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An Expat and an Avó

April 11, 2018

She always keeps herself very busy: one day I come home and she is making pickles, the next day I come home and she is re-potting her plants. Her apartment is typically Portuguese; tiled floors, wooden furniture, and a Catholic figurine or image in every room.

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Uncover Arrábida’s Royal Secret at Palácio da Comenda

March 22, 2018

Abandoned to degradation and graffiti, Palácio da Comenda was once known as one of the most regal palaces on the European coast, having hosted Portuguese royalty, French aristocracy, and the First Family of the U.S.

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The Portuguese: Lisbon’s Own West End Musical 

February 23, 2018

The humorous play is performed in English by the all-Portuguese cast, complete with brilliantly choreographed dance routines and re-written versions of popular international songs, like Wannabe by the Spice Girls, that keep the audience captivated and amused.

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