Normally at this time of year I am getting a little over-excited.
…… !!!!!! For me, you could always tell it was far to early for Christmas when a friend of mine started singing the old Cliff Richard tune in the office! It is still way too early to be thinking about Christmas, but for me it is increasingly a feature of November life. Since returning from… Continue reading Christmas time……
One of the best things about living in Portugal for me, is the relaxed approach to life
I have discovered a talent for crafting. All things crafting. It seems I am also very good at it. I have started creating home-made bags of different sizes and styles. Some are based on patterns I have found on the internet. Some are blatant copies of those I have seen in shops on my travels… Continue reading From Teacher to Trader
This week I have had a bit of a moment. It started in the swimming pool. Due to extremely hot weather here in Portugal, I have not been able to run. So, instead, I have been doing more swimming and a little bit of cycling (as in cycling to the swimming pool). Swimming is a… Continue reading Cycling and Cup Cakes
This is my second week since finishing teaching and arriving in Albufeira. Husband and I went for a ‘mini-break’ to Seville, Spain. What a truly amazing experience. The architecture is just amazing, the narrow streets providing a treat around every corner. Exceptional food at ridiculously low prices – I wobbled back to the hotel in… Continue reading Seville and a revelation
Today is moving day! Moving from Bristol to Albufeira, Portugal. The start of an adventure! Who knows what it will bring.