Category Archives: Portugal

A Bucketful of Kittens

She comes crying, sleek, grey and thin in┬áthe warmth of a dusky evening. Eventually we give in to her cries. We offer her food and set down milk. She eats and drinks, gratefully. Then a few days later, we stumble … Continue reading

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A Load of Old Bull

The Portuguese are very keen on their statues. You see them everywhere: in people’s gardens, in town squares, in front of churches, in shopping centres, you even see them in the centre of roundabouts. Mostly the statues are carved from … Continue reading

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Era Uma Vez

Once upon a time there was a country called Portugal. The country was very special, for lots of reasons. It was very beautiful, with cork forests, and a wild coastline. In the North there were high mountains and wide rivers, … Continue reading

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