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They’re back!

The folks are back in Portugal! They’re so pleased to be back ‘home’ and I’m pleased because now I have something to write about! They took Brittany Ferries’ Cap Finistère from Portsmouth to Santander and then drove through Spain and into Portugal. They docked earlier than expected so they made really good time getting to the […]

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I’m going WWOOFing!

It’s okay, I haven’t completely gone barking mad! I’ve been back in England for a week but now I’m going back to Portugal (again!) on a new kind of adventure. I’ll be ‘WWOOFing’ for a month. WWOOFing has nothing to do with dogs and actually stands for ‘World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farming‘. So how […]

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Ready, steady, go!

So last night I had done the majority of my packing but Jon was taking a very chilled out approach to his: He told me that it was going to magically pack itself at some point. Hmm… Ok so everything has been split up and placed into dry bags. Blue is for clothes, dark orange […]

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And it’s all gone…!

Last Friday was the pick-up day! We’ve had an exceptionally busy week as we’ve been trying to get everything ready for collection by the courier to take over to Portugal. So in the afternoon this van turned up to take away nearly the entire contents of our garage! It all went very well! Everything was […]

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What have my parents been up to since they returned from Portugal?

They have discovered the wonderful world of buying on eBay. I had to help them out with a few things, such as setting up the accounts for eBay and Paypal and getting that ‘instant payment’ button working. I also needed to explain that when someone said ‘home collection only’ that it was important to see […]

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