The photo is a bit blurry. Still, I’d like to share it, because it’s such a funny scene. Nuno is ready to start processing the honey harvest.
Getting a parcel delivered to the Portuguese countryside is easy, if you know the tricks.
Last month I read disturbing reports of murdered chickens on various sites. What Portuguese animal can cause such a massacre?
It’s Easter Sunday, we hear that typical “buk, buk, ba-gawk” from the top terrace: Yep, we have the first egg…
Useful links for travelling to/from Portugal during times of Covid-19.
We decided to repoint the facade. Many of the old joints are cracked and therefore are leaking. Ants walk in and out, so it needs some work.
The seller helps the customer in front of us, who says encouragingly, ‘He sells the tastiest chickens around’. I reply, ‘Oh, but we come for live chickens’.
We are preparing for this year’s big job: re-roofing the ruin. But how do we keep our magical attic?
Last weekend we had our first spring weather. With 15˚C it was wonderful to play outside in the garden and the bees thought the same. That cheerful buzzing is one of the best things about beekeeping.
How to import your car when moving to Portugal, without paying import tax?
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During these winter months, we are building a website. When we are tired of sitting behind our computers, we go out for a walk.
In every country where wine is made, there is a sparkling variant too. In Portugual, it is called ‘espumante’
‘How are things going there?’ This year, by this question, we mainly mean how is Covid-19 affecting your life. In…
Before I officially registered as a freelancer in Portugal, I heard about ‘recibos-verdes’. That sounded beautiful and mysterious in Portuguese.…
Usually, our neighbor listens to our renovation plans approvingly. But when he heard that we wanted to paint the house white again, he couldn’t keep his opinion to himself.
Asian hornets are threatening honey bees in Portugal. Here’s what you can do.