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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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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A step back in time

I was measuring up an old house before we started remodeling work recently and as I walked around I noticed that all of the ornaments and pictures were […]

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Tiny House movement

No!  not houses which are moving a little,  Although I have seen plenty of them but that’s another horror story. What I am talking about is “The Tiny […]

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Driving in Portugal is a little daunting for some people

Driving in Portugal is a little daunting for some people. Personally I have not found it a problem apart from when I went the wrong way around a […]

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Building Regulations in Portugal

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Portugal = Not very joined up

Portugal = Not very joined up Do you remember the birth of the term “Joined up Government” it was around 2002 in the UK. Tony Blair was forever […]

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Visiting the Doctors

Visiting the Doctors  – What an amazing change there has been in the last ten years. I used to have to firm up my resolve to go to […]

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Bursting the bubble

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A piece of history

  Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Take a look at this very well kept room it’s a real piece of history. The photograph was taken […]

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