Mothballs

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Penela

Events In The Area  April 2014 The Penela area is blessed with many historical, folk, cultural and music events which you can watch or take part in. There […]

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Venice

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Vegetarian in central Portugal

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New Year in Penela

Here we are again another new year ! I watched with amazement the firework displays from around the world London, Dubai and Australia. They were totally amazing with […]

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In times of austerity a "Quintal" could be the answer

Over the years I have met many, many Portuguese people. Rich or poor they all have a something in common. They all cling onto a Quintal or a […]

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25 years in Portugal

On a recent business trip to Visao in the north east of Portugal I was accompanied by my son who took with him a guide book from the […]

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Christmas Lunch

A wonderful lunch I thoroughly enjoyed lunch yesterday at the family home of some Portuguese friends. The mother Maria is an amazing cook she could make a cotton […]

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Going to your local produce market

Most small towns and some villages have a fresh produce market. I love them, after you get used to the various things on sale and the characters shopping […]

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