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dark
dispelling myths: Portugal’s wonderful light.
July 16, 2012, 2 Comments

Ah … the summer in Portugal … I know you think this. Even if you live here, you probably think this. I do. I ...

British
god, we british are so repressed
March 14, 2012, 1 Comment

Usually, I hate it when people say that to me. “Oh, you eengleesh (because anywhere outside of UK we Brits and eenglee ...

Fat Grading System
The International Ladies’ Fat Grading System
February 8, 2012, No Comments

As always, I have conducted extensive and exhaustive research to bring you the facts. After international recognition of ...

eva
Women – Three faces of Eva
May 8, 2011, 1 Comment

Another illustration I ripped out of Encyclopaedia Lusitânica. These are just three types of Portuguese womanhood, the ...

customer service
Customer Service
April 16, 2011, 1 Comment

Apart from approximately twenty percent of employees in the retail and services industries, everyone follows the “Port ...

hibernation
Hibernation is over …
April 1, 2011, No Comments

… and everyone is coming out to play. Last winter lasted SO long and so, a couple of days that have been sunny and ...

Arrábida
Wonderful Arrábida
March 24, 2011, No Comments

I, the two small people and the household professor live in a rather beautiful part of Portugal. Well, I think that abou ...

village life
Village Life
March 16, 2011, 1 Comment

I was watching a programme on BBC Three -Years-Out-of-Date (Prime) the other evening about a British couple who relocate ...

the place
What it means to live somewhere else
February 28, 2011, No Comments

I am sure that many of our old friends in Britain think that this is what our life looks like in Portugal. We’ve all s ...