Not getting what you paid for

Not getting what you paid for is frustrating isn’t it and probably one of the things that we all try strenuously to avoid. I spent a few hours […]

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Memory’s 25 years of Portugal

Looking back on the last 25 years Part 2 of 3 posts Looking back on the last 25 years Another night at around midnight we were taking some […]

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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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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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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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Cars are so expensive

Cars are so expensive here in Portugal that it make you hold off from buying one and certainly my own taste in cars has been reduced somewhat since […]

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Cesspits and sewerage in Portugal all you never wanted to know

Cesspits and sewerage all you never wanted to know We tend to treat sewerage as something that doesn’t exist or best forgotten about and I suppose a, it […]

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Autumn in Portugal

Autumn in Portugal is a time when we often comment that we made the right decision in coming to live in central Portugal. The days are getting shorted […]

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The upside down decisions of home buyers

From our experience in Portugal most home buyers forget about the classic home buying mantra “location,location,location! and they definitely buy with the heart not the head. It could […]

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