Ranting Taxi Drivers

What about the customers! I watched with some amusement and disbelief the very biased TV coverage throughout the whole day. The Portuguese Taxi driver protest over UBER was […]

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local Portuguese people

Do you know what the local Portuguese people think of you?   I came across this excellent blog the other day by Frank Nice “Foreign Footsteps” Insights, Tips, […]

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How to catch a fish in Portugal

It sounds simple enough I know. As an experienced angler I have caught fish all over the world. I have also tried and failed many, many times to […]

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The mad box need to be replaced

Following lunch at my favorite restaurant in Rabacal, central Portugal (very rustic, very good food and rough “country” wine) We came across this fine steed. To be fair […]

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The little old ladies in black are disappearing

The little old ladies in black are disappearing The little old ladies in black are disappearing there is definitely a lot less of them about than there was twenty […]

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What a weekend

What a weekend Its early April in central Portugal and this weekend has been a blast we thoroughly enjoyed it. It could have been the fantastic weather, blue […]

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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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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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What’s the world coming too

Is a phrase my Granddad used to use. He was from the World War 1 era so had seen a few changes in his life time not all […]

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They are just like us only different

They are just like us only different or words to that effect. I vividly remember a Portuguese friend explaining to his wife at a party.They are just like […]

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