Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sweet Memories

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Posted in Animals, Culture, Dog Food, Dogs, kitchen, Portugal

All The World’s A Stage

It’s baling day.  It’s hot.  It’s after lunch on a Saturday. I notice this year times have already changed and the familiar rumble-chumble of the old wooden baling contraption that’s normally hired in by the village has been superceded by … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Growing, Harvest, Life, Portugal, Village

The Swallows Nest

Here in Portugal the swallows arrive much earlier than in England- sometimes late February.  During the long summer months the sky is full of them. You can tell a lot from the swallows’ behaviour.  When rain’s due they fly close … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Building, house, House Renovation, Life, Portugal, Swallows

Double Yolkers

Double yolkers by Kevin Fluffly. Phwaw, that’s gotta hurt.

Posted in Animals, Chickens, Homegrown Produce, kitchen