Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Portugal through the eyes of a Lowlander

Portugal through the eyes of a Lowlander - What would a Scot and a Brit be doing in Portugal you might ask, well, all...

A simple Christmas lunch made with love

In August when we were here, we went to visit José's family in Ponta do Pargo. They invited us for Christmas lunch and told...
What is Banana Lovers Day?

What is Banana Lovers Day?

Yesterday was Banana Lovers Day! This is the celebration of one of the most popular fruits in the world. Did you know that the...

Champagne Friday

When our kids are quizzed at school as to what they will do on the weekend, they will always start with “Well, Friday is...
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History lesson by a compadre

There are many organisations and clubs in South Africa with various roles, heritage, culture and tradition. One of these combines the good will of charity...
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20th Century Dias

Can you imagine trying to convince 200 people to follow you blindly half way around the world? Well, that is exactly what Portuguese explorer...

Pot Belly Laughter

With an energy like no other she steps into the room bringing positive vibes larger than her petite body can contain. The grin on...

Do you believe in Friday the 13th?

I can’t say I do but read this and share some laughter with me. You all know the story about my flight booked for the...

Love the Wine you’re with

Tasked with this somewhat daunting assignment; I ask myself, “How does one blog about wine when it’s such a vast topic and one of...

A day in the life of a Boer in Madeira

Last night I went to sleep with the fact that my motorbike’s back wheel was a flat as a vuvuzela noise. To find a...

I have to hurry to slow down; I have to go...

Yeah! I have it all! So slow down and relax! Relax! Slow Down! Relax! I have to hurry to slow down; I have to go...

A Bikers Prayer

Monsignor Clifford Stokes, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cape Town and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Good Hope Sea Point, compiled a...