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Scrappy shearing, gardening and the generosity of neighbours

Flowers around the well

Once again my heart is warmed by how generous the Portuguese are. Within a day of getting to Portugal my parents had their neighbours popping by and welcoming them back. They brought fruit and veg around, such as these oranges: These were promptly squeezed into orange juice! Mmmm! One of our closest neighbours, Amelia, made a […]


On holiday while on holiday

Dad with the dogs running on the beach

Mum and Dad took a week off in May and went down to Peniche, which is just north of Lisbon (Lisboa). This is a photo from Baleal beach, near Peniche, which is an extremely popular place for surfers throughout the whole year. Back at home in Deal, Kent, the dogs are used to their run […]