Born in Angola, raised in Lisbon, Hermínia has always been fascinated by books, newspapers and magazines. She was a journalist for over two decades. Still, although always passionate about telling stories that involve people, she ended up entangled in the meshes of economic journalism, having been a senior reporter and editor at Diário Económico for most of her professional life. After turning 40, she thought it was time to start all over again. But now being paid to do what she has done whole her life for free: to have her head in the clouds.