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Easter Time in Portugal (2015)

Easter is a time for huge celebrations in Portugal and that is certainly true in the village where my parents live. On Good Friday there were loud bangers (like fireworks but without the prettiness) going off from early morning until very late at night. Poppy parked herself in her favourite position under the kitchen table and considered leaving […]

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Wayhey, she’s back in Portugal!

Hey folks! Well, I’m back in Portugal and now the fun begins! Or not! It’s been raining on and off since I got here and I think I might’ve just heard thunder. I think it’s actually colder than England at the moment, but there’s still plenty to do inside. Here are some random pics of my journey […]

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Desperate times call for desperate measures!

For those new to my blog you might not be aware of our ongoing war against a family of pigeons that have taken up roost in our BBQ area. I have heard pigeons being described as ‘rats with wings’ and in this case, that is an accurate description. They are messy, intrusive, smelly and a […]

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The Extension

About 5 years ago, well before we owned the house, the owner then built a huge extension. The extension involved the building of 3 new bedrooms with en-suites, a kitchen and hallway. A beautiful atrium with a tin roof was built to join the old and the new parts of the house. When they built the atrium […]

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My Home in Portugal: The Empty Rooms

We have lots of empty rooms in the house. I’d say about 5 or 6. They’re the rooms that don’t have a purpose yet or in need of renovation. Let’s take a look: This room is one day going to be our pantry. It’s the room to the right of the ‘Castle Room‘. My mum used […]

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