The great divide

If there was anything that shows a definite great divide between the English and Portuguese people it is cats and dogs. Yesterday while looking for a house in […]

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SEVEN Things to make your life easier when first moving to Portugal

  SEVEN Things to make your life easier when first moving to Portugal   Learn the language – Don’t be half hearted. If you’re going to live in […]

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Electricity

Electricity in Portugal I used to swing between thinking that the EDP were the worst organized company on the planet or on the other hand maybe I was […]

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Decay at the coast

Lunch at the coast was very nice at the weekend. We chose to go to a favorite seafood restaurant near Nazere on a very cold Saturday lunchtime in […]

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300 days a year of sunshine!

We are very lucky to be living in Portugal with 300 days a year of sunshine! Looking out from my office window you would be forgiven if you […]

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The Guy or Girl in the Street

Will 2015 be the worst year to date for the average Portuguese person? I do understand that it is very difficult to identify “the average” of anything and […]

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Palm Trees

Palm trees are one of the things that I like about Portugal the other is cicadas To hear that unmistakeable sound go to http://www.cicadamania.com/audio/    it will make you […]

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Has anyone seen my jet?

Santo André das Tojeiras is a small town 25 Km from the city of Castelo Branco, central Portugal We were in the area meeting new clients to discuss […]

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The ideal Christmas present for your home and family

As I am typing this it is December in Portugal and cold so cold in fact that my finger ends are numb.       I must be […]

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Bullfighters with grubby capes

A statement about my credentials up front. I am not a voter or a bar room ranter in fact I became so disillusioned with successive UK governments that […]

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