There is No Rush for the Portuguese

It all seems to have been very hectic here. I’m not sure why though because all that’s happening, happens very slowly. For some reason, I seem bogged down with work and my Portuguese lessons add some, as does my home study. Arranging the heating in some ways has been a nightmare and I never appreciated … Read more

My Electric Wiring Has Retired

It’s a delightful thing being a home owner, and it’s even better when you don’t know what the hell has occurred in that home in past times, and therefore provides many an unexpected surprise. My electrics are dicky and I mean dicky big time. On occasions I feel it’s Christmas Day with the flashing lights … Read more

A Prayer for the Dead

There has been an exceptional number of fires in Portugal this year, and it is truly dreadful that many people have perished in what is probably one of the most horrendous of ways to die. It is perhaps even more so, when in the company of those you love and care about, as you would … Read more