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Showing posts from August 5, 2012

Acts of kindness - story #1

What does a wallet, a taxi driver, traffic jam and an airport all have in common?
This post aims to promote story telling and writing skills. The first main topic: TALKING ABOUT ACTS OF KINDESS.

This first one, is a story told by one of my students. Here's the first part of what happened to her:
It happened last November. My friend Moises and I went on a weekend getaway to Minas Gerais. Our aim was to visit Inhotim, a contemporary art museum and botanical garden at Brumadinho, a tiny town next to Belo Horizonte. It is an amazing place. Loads of fantastic artworks exhibited in galleries beautifully positioned in landscape, not to mention the outdoor sculptures. I highly recommend this visit – we had such a great time there.
We enjoyed the place so much that we decided to go there on both days, although there was risk of getting late on our way back home. The bus leaves Inhotim at 5 pm and it takes at about one hour to get to the Belo Horizonte bus station. Our flight was scheduled to l…