Category Archives: just stuff


we’ve been blessed with the most amazing weather lately, very cold nights but bright and sunny days and therefore spectacular sunsets, although we are a bit tucked in to the mountains here at home, a short drive up and we … Continue reading

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not that i want to wish my life away, but it looks like summer is nearly over……thank god…… looking back over my photos, i don’t seem to have done very much, other than a very stressful trip back to the … Continue reading

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winter wonderland


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stuff and what not

I’m still waiting for husband to update the blog with building related stuff, so meanwhile lets talk about the garden and what not…… it’s finally rained so the scorched dryness of everything has slowly turned everything back to a lush … Continue reading

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cupboard love

I have had several renovation projects on the go and none of them have been completed which is driving me nuts, they are always on my weekly “to do list” and never get the moving date gets nearer, I’ve … Continue reading

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bye bye baby

some of you may remember a rather sentimental post about my car :¬† well, despite my best efforts to keep her, I am having to let her go. It’s not good for an old car to sit in storage forever, … Continue reading

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some things I like about Portugal

The total lack of health and safety nerve wracking and awesomely liberating team work tree down, traffic jam, get out of car, cut tree up, move to side of road, job done getting on with it(ness) women still do a … Continue reading

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