Dreams are not always what you had hoped for

I came across a blog recently http://www.movingtoportugal.org/  that was written by a couple who had left the Algarve and gone back to London. I was struck by how […]

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Not getting what you paid for

Not getting what you paid for is frustrating isn’t it and probably one of the things that we all try strenuously to avoid. I spent a few hours […]

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Electricity

Electricity in Portugal I used to swing between thinking that the EDP were the worst organized company on the planet or on the other hand maybe I was […]

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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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Buying a bargain house in central Portugal

Times are hard lets grab a bargain property. Everyone’s definition of a bargain is different. In the current economic conditions there are many more people trying to find […]

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Planning Problems

Don’t cause yourself complicated and expensive planning problems. Recently I have been contacted by a few people who have cut some corners – usually to save money or […]

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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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