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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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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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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Thursday was a good day

Thursday was a good day – a very good day A couple of months ago a friend asked me if I would like to go fly fishing with […]

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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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Central Portugal 1794

1794 a year of change for Portugal I saw this holy water font in an old monastery that is for sale in Penela, Portugal. Most of us have […]

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Holidaying in Central Portugal

Holidaying in Central Portugal Those of us lucky enough to have found central Portugal may have first arrived here on a holiday.Others having done some research found that […]

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