Monthly Archives: February 2016

Making peace with embarrassment

(Palm tree trunk) We’re still in Luz so I’m getting comfortable here, starting to feel right at home… which means some of my old habits are popping up. (By the way, I’m working away happily on my book so that’s … Continue reading

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Chicken Farming on the coast of Portugal

(Walking along the promenade, Lagos) We have arrived in the south part of Portugal – the Algarve. We are about 2 km from a town called Luz and 6km from the city of Lagos (pronounced Laa Gosh.) The sun is … Continue reading

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Lost and Found in Portugal

(This is a close up…. I was at least 100 meters away) We’ve been moving around a lot lately, it seems, in search of warm dry weather. We moved from Castro Verde to Porto Covo – think Ballycotton in April, … Continue reading

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Where the firemen go for coffee….

(Unusual house in Castro Verde. It was the talk of the town in the 1900’s because of the creative use of the latest building material – cement) It’s been raining here for a couple of days. I can see the … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye, Beja

(We left Beja on Saturday morning) We finally had to leave Beja. It had been eleven days and it was time… to leave the great toilets, the brilliant library, the very convenient supermarkets, the just-up-the-road McDonalds, the interesting churches and … Continue reading

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The Library

(I’m at the Library) So today, on the lookout for a Portuguese venue to rival McDonalds, I’ve come to the library. And I can report that the chairs are comfy, there is indeed wifi and I can sit here for … Continue reading

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Shuush! We’ve found a McDonalds! 2 of 2

So to continue from yesterday’s post… So if I realise the doing of a craft makes the difference how come here in Portugal I’m not doing any crafting? (The street names are tiles) Most people I know who love to create sometimes … Continue reading

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