Life-saving lasagna

Life-saving lasagna Lasagna it’s life-saving lasagna !!! if like me you finished your New Year celebrations at 4:30 AM   We attended the New Year celebrations with a […]

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Are you susceptible to a con?

What I mean is would you be able to recognize or spot a con artist if they approached you ? Do you think that you are susceptible to […]

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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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Coimbra on the water with a Jazz trio

 Early Sunday Evening in Coimbra and on the water with a Jazz trio Last weekend we were invited to join a group of friends in Coimbra, central Portugal […]

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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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Family Fiesta

We were invited to a friend’s family fiesta at the weekend. The fiesta (party/celebration/get together) was for nothing in particular other than the family pig was the right […]

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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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Central Portugal its a nice place to be

The Penela Medieval Festival that took place last weekend was a triumph. The weather was cool and the crowds were down on ten years ago but the people […]

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Meeting People

Living in Portugal gives you many different ways to experience new kinds of  social events and the opportunity of meeting people. Being unable to speak Portuguese is not […]

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Wood fired oven

Wood fired oven for Christmas It’s a little like “cobblers children” having no shoes. We install a lot of wood fired ovens for clients and I love the […]

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