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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 […]


Happy Easter!

A belated Happy Easter to you all! I spent it up in the Lake District with Jon’s family and enjoyed the mountains. We ate local food, did lots of walking, ate our Easter chocolate eggs and probably drank a little too much. Fortunately the exercise from going up and down hills meant that I didn’t gain weight […]