Tag Archives: PORTUGAL

DECEMBER 10. Choose neither a lover nor linen by candlelight. Italian.

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Wash your dirty linen at home

FOTO – PORTUGESE WASHING BY CASSANDRA POMROY 2009.

The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one’s clean linen in public.
Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest

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NOVEMBER 28. Time brings Roses. Portuguese Proverb

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You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandmother was. 
Irish Proverb with a liberty taken.

FOTO – PORTUGAL WASHING 2009 BY CASSANDRA POMROY.

NOVEMBER 23. Fui a casa da vizinha envergonhei-me, vim para a minha remediei-me. I went to my neighbor’s house and was ashamed of myself, I got back to mine and made do with what I had. Portugese.

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Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there’s no palace till it’s built.

Fernando Pessoa.