Heading For The Hills – And A Diagnosed Case of Vanflu !

Yes folks, it has happened! One of us has gone down with a case of....wait for it....not Manflu but Vanflu!! Poor Roy has been stricken! Quite how, nobody can fathom, since we've had no real contact with anyone but each other lately but, heyho, that's life! No doubt, in the spirit of "sharing is caring", … Continue reading Heading For The Hills – And A Diagnosed Case of Vanflu !

When In Portugal, Eat Like A Punjabi!

Saturday morning we hit the local food market - with money in our pockets and hearts full of hope, we expected to stock Sebo’s cupboards with fresh fruit and veg and maybe even top-up his fridge and freezer with meat and fish.  After our Almerian market experience, we were rather excited at the prospect! How … Continue reading When In Portugal, Eat Like A Punjabi!

Tavira Or Not Tavira?…..That Is The Question!

Cloudy skies greeted us when we finally awoke yesterday morning. I say "finally" because it was even later than usual - on account of us having decided to start watching the boxed set of "House Of Cards" DVDS which had been kindly donated to us by our former neighbours when they moved house last year! … Continue reading Tavira Or Not Tavira?…..That Is The Question!

Portugal – Where Time Changes, But Road Building Stands Still!

On leaving our Huelva sleepy spot on Wednesday morning, we cannily brimmed Sebo's diesel tank - €1.14/l in Spain, €1.27/l in Portugal! Go figure! We really do have to congratulate The Spanish on their excellent road system - virtually everywhere we have driven over the last two months has been on smooth, wide roads - … Continue reading Portugal – Where Time Changes, But Road Building Stands Still!