Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cleaning frustrations…

That time when you realize you have left your glass of “whatevermakesyoutick” in the room you just mopped and need to tiptoe back in… Advertisements

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A miracle? No, I am only expecting…

Some might think that the picture below is proof of a miracle. At least I know my husband thinks so. I am a tidy person, I just cannot stand a messy home. But the dust can accumulate over a long … Continue reading

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Me and football

It only took me about 13 minutes to understand that the reds are not Portugal. When the reds almost scored earlier a slight “eeek” came out if me. Thankfully it went unnoticed, or people thought I was just very worried … Continue reading

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You know it is summer when…

…red wine is no longer amongst you “top five”

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Lisbon : 10 Surprisingly Cheap European Cities – SmarterTravel.com

Lisbon : 10 Surprisingly Cheap European Cities – SmarterTravel.com. Although living in Portugal isn’t as cheap anymore, as salaries are very low and cost of living pretty high in comparison, doing the good things in life is still pretty cheap!

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Salad with a glass of white

One thing I love about the Latin culture is that I can have a glass of wine anytime of the day without being thought of as an alcoholic!

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The Myth of the Big Brazilian Booty

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Red red wine

Another lovely evening with good wine and good friends. Lisbon at it’s best, at Garrafeira Alfaia. Lisbon’s by far best wine var!

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Lazy Lisbon Sunday

Lisbon is pretty quiet on a Sunday and there is not much to do, so today I decided to go for a walk. The thing is, when I first came to Portugal in 1990 I was a little 11-year-old who … Continue reading

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Spain kills France and Tequila kills me

After a long day of walking from esplanada to esplanada, I ended up at Tequila Bar to watch Spain beat France. Tequila Bar is my local. I just randomly ended up there one night eight years ago, and no matter … Continue reading

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