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Words for the Week – 24 November 2014

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world. – Georges Simenon

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Our House is for Sale

Our lovely house, Casa das Flores, is now up for sale.  For more information about this, visit our special blog, where you can find details about the house, contact form, … Continue reading

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Words for the Week – 17 November 2014

No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon – No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Back in the UK

Four years after we arrived in Portugal, we are in the middle of our move back to the UK.  Which feels strange and weird really.  I moved back to the … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Our Little Chapel – The Capelinha

Originally posted on Casa das Flores:
The house has some unusual features . . . one of which is this little Chapel, or Capelinha, which sits just beside the house. …

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Vegetable Plot

Originally posted on Casa das Flores:
There’s something really satisfying about growing your own food, and wherever we have lived we have had a vegetable garden, in Portugal this is…

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hobbits & Hermits – Exploring Bussaco

Originally posted on Casa das Flores:
From our house, looking across the valley, we can see the spire of the Palace of Bussaco (Buçaco Palace) . . . which was…

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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