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Butterflies, buds and bellies – Portugal in spring

(Lou) Last week was definitely an interesting one. Both Ben and I have work stacked up in front of us, which is great as we save up for the (ever closer) impending arrival of our little bundle of joy later this year. The alternately cloudy, sunny and blustery weather has suited our indoor lifestyle, which…

How to Speak Portuguese – Lou’s Ten Portuguese Language Cheats

Life in Portugal can be tricky enough when you’re trying to negotiate the endless paperwork or identify strange looking cuts of meat in the butcher’s, let alone when you try and work out how to speak Portuguese. The difficulty with learning Portuguese is that what you say and hear doesn’t seem to correspond much with…