Today is hobby day and photography is my hobby, or one of many. The day, Sunday 22nd April 2018, started wet and overcast and I decided to write a post about the blossom that shall be presented at some later time. Because the blossom is only on some trees, I decided to photograph what’s there now for the later post.
It finally happened. I changed my life. I travelled far and long, across oceans with high seas and killer waves onto new lands and across mountains and rutty tracks to eventually find paradise and become the English Hillbilly of Portugal. All I need now is a still to produce Moonshine, a clay pipe and dirty … Read more
This post is in part due to a reply I receive from someone called David. He sent me a message following my previous post about my inner feelings. Us bloggers don’t always receive much feedback, but on occasions, there is feedback that strikes a chord within the heart and it’s appreciated that a reader would … Read more
How is it I can have tears in my eyes? Am I not happy? I came to Portugal to fulfil a dream. Did it all go wrong for me? I ask, what could cause the tears? There is a simple answer. Total ease and complete contentment with my life. We can cry over deaths, disappointments … Read more
You may think that your Portuguese speaking ability improves after a few drinks. It may do so within your own mind, but not to those trying to comprehend what you’re saying. So here is a little tipple. Don’t get your Cognac mixed up with the cognate. Too much Cognac will only make you stumble with your … Read more