Damp Cracks Woodworm

Congratulations you are interested in spending some time in Portugal you may even be contemplating buying a house here. I thoroughly recommend it. In your home country 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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Something is brewing in central Portugal

Late September Those of us lucky enough to live here full time will have noticed that although the days are very warm the nights are cooling down now […]

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My Nemesis

I used to believe that I had “cracked it” got everything under control in my new life in Portugal. Didn’t have many frustrations in life and if I […]

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Our long summer evenings are perfect for relaxing and enjoying a barbeque

Our long summer evenings are perfect for relaxing and enjoying a barbeque. There is something very satisfying about cooking outside especially if its warm.I have heard that the […]

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Looking at old Portuguese houses

If you are house hunting in central Portugal you may find a house with interesting and attractive stone details like this. I love looking at old Portuguese houses […]

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Just bought an old property in central portugal

You may have recently bought an old property in Portugal. Back in your home country if you are anything at all like me you will be busily making […]

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