Author Archives: The Sprightly Walker

Dance addiction.

“Tutor: What does it feel like when you’re dancing? Billy: Don’t know. Sorta feels good. Sorta stiff and that, but once I got going…then I like, forget everything. And…sorta disappear. Sorta disappear. Like I feel like a change in my … Continue reading

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Often is the case where the people who should read the acknowledgment section in your thesis don’t actually have the chance to do it. Well, here it is. The acknowledgments of my PhD thesis. “At the end of this journey, … Continue reading

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Creativity: where it comes from?

Why are some people more creative than others? A question that has been puzzling me for quite some time. Two possible explanations intimately connected can be drawn. Solely based on my own life experience. H1: “Everyone is creative at an … Continue reading

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Staying young.

In the last couple of years I have had a strong desire to return to one of my old hobbies: roller skating. Maybe because I feel nostalgic when I see someone roller skating. Or maybe I miss doing something so … Continue reading

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Back. At least try. Once more.

I used to enjoy so much writing in this blog. I could touch people with my simple words about life, family, relationships, movies, dance, science. More than one year has passed. I tried many times to come back. But I guess when we are in … Continue reading

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I was living in Torrozelo when I saw her for the first time. Torrozelo is a small  village in Serra da Estrela, which is the highest mountain in continental Portugal. My bedroom had a big balcony where I could see … Continue reading

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I’m back. In the past months I have been working hard in the lab with little time to do anything else. The pressure to finish my PhD. To have at least one complete story. A pressure which mainly comes from … Continue reading

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