Tag Archives: being present

Bubbles and Connection

(The tiles are like wrapping paper) Yesterday I went off exploring the town on my own with my camera. I took some pictures. I sat under a tree. I took some more pictures. I sat in a square. I walked … Continue reading

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To Lisbon by river…

(Art in the park… looks like LEGO but made from plastic crates) After the ruins we moved an hour further south to a small town called Villa Nova da Barquinha. It is right on the river Tagus. That’s the river … Continue reading

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Linda’s Craft Kit

(The craft kit Linda made up especially for me so that I would always have something creative at hand when I am away❤) When I woke up this morning I was thinking about the craft kit Linda gave me the … Continue reading

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Communing with Deer

(There’s a big map in reception showing the path through the park) I woke up early this morning to birdsong. The rain had stopped and I had an idea. Before I could change my mind I had popped on some … Continue reading

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We are up in the hills…

(Sunrise this morning) Do you remember the first time we took Ruby to Portugal? (I’ve put a link here if you want to remind yourself.) We ended up on teeny tiny roads searching for internet access. Well we’ve done it … Continue reading

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Free Parking with the Elephants

(Our view from the kitchen) We crossed the border into Spain this morning. It rained the entire time and the spray from the other traffic was a bit miserable. We had forgotten that this part of the journey past San … Continue reading

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I have a great idea! No, hang on, it’s a terrible idea!

(I went for a walk to find the chiming church) There’s a church in the town and every hour it chimes, quite a long tune, from a loudspeaker. I noticed it every hour yesterday… I’ve only just this moment noticed … Continue reading

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