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Q&A


I´ve published  this post for the first time on April 13, 2015, but I believe that those Q&A can still be useful for our readers and followers Often our readers ask us us on various topics. Here are 5 questions and my personal answers 1.Clearly I am not easily inspired .. Dang We all have moments of great inspiration, but sometimes we have the dilemma of… Continue reading Q&A

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Any Poets Out There ?


As some of you know, one of the things I do is writing poetry, so let me share one thought: Jim Morrison in 1967 (Music – When The Music’s Over, album Strange Days) wrote We Want The World And We Want It Now, well I don´t want the world (now or anytime) as I´m a… Continue reading Any Poets Out There ?

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Today Is


What´s your opinion about this day? – This year we will have another “friday the 13th” in October – In 2010 we had one (August), in 2011 one (May), in 2012 three (January, April and July), in 2013 two (September and December), in 2014 one (June) in 2015 three (February, March and November), last year one… Continue reading Today Is

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What Do We Drink On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal


Last week I wrote about what we eat, today I will write about what we drink: Usually we drink red wine and Portugal has excellent red wines – Barca Velha and Pêra-Manca are the most famous, but their high price does not make them accessible to the majority of us (a bottle can cost around… Continue reading What Do We Drink On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal

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What Do We Eat On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal


Traditionally, the Christmas Eve (known as “Consoada” a word that comes from the Latin word Consolare (“to comfort”) supper consists of abstaining from meat dishes. Most of the families eat salted codfish with boiled potatoes and  vegetables, adding olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice, but in some parts of Portugal the tradition is to… Continue reading What Do We Eat On Christmas Eve And On Christmas Day Here In Portugal