Category Archives: Building

CBBH Photo Challenge – Windows

October’s CBBH Photo Challenge already long gone, I personally believe it’s better late than never!  This is one of my lounge windows out onto the street. I think this photo speaks for itself.  (But only in Portuguese). I once overheard … Continue reading

Posted in Building, house, Life, Portugal, Village, Windows | 2 Comments

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

My First Gate

Building My First Gate I carried all the materials and tools down there and built the gate in situ.  It was to protect a small piece of highly prized wet land from the wild boar. It was the final part … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Building, Fences, Gardening, Gates, Growing