Piglet in Portugal

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Piglet in Portugal
A semi-humorous account of everyday life and travel in Portugal (by Piglet in Portugal)
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  • No Peaches for Piglet 3 weeks ago A couple of years ago I bought a peach tree. I planted the baby tree in a large pot, talked to it daily and it thrived. This year it flowered and the flowers, to my delight, turned to peaches. After … Continue reading →
  • Eat Less and Move More... 2 months ago As I’m in “D” crisis after piling on the pounds, a good friend recommended: I Eat Less and Move More… However, in my case it has proved to be: Move More and Eat More. I understand the principle: the more … Continue reading →
  • Tipping in Portugal - How Much is Too Much? 2 months ago Today we were invited to a popular seafood restaurant in the Alentejo to celebrate a friend’s birthday. It was not a set price lunch so we went with a ‘kay sa ra’ attitude. What will be will be… I was … Continue reading →
  • Instant Celebrity - I Wish! 2 months ago Today’s WordPress prompt: Instant Celebrity caught my attention. If you could be a famous person for a day, who would you be? Why? I love writing poetry but more importantly poetry that appeals to the masses. No hidden meanings or … Continue reading →
  • Unwelcome Visitors in My Garden 2 months ago Yesterday, I was pegging out the washing when I heard a persistent clicking noise coming from the general direction of my vegetable area. “Tick…tick tick… tick… tick tick… tick..“ (You get my drift) The ticking, sounded almost like Morse code. … Continue reading →

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  • Moving to Portugal - 5 Things to Consider Writing Contest October 2012 This article is not about moving to Portugal viewed through rose-tinted spectacles because although the sun shines, the beaches are stunning, the wine and beer are cheap Portugal has warts as well. The information below is based on personal...

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on Piglet in Portugal

Sami Veloso
16:02 PM October 15, 2012

I love Piglet´s posts, they always make me smile. She has a good writing style and a great way to portray life in Portugal.

Lindsay De Feliz
21:10 PM November 18, 2012

great blog which covers a whole variety of topics from Portugal to gardening to recipes and to life. Beautifully written and described - I especially love the gardening posts.

Aisha From Expatlogue
21:03 PM December 05, 2012

Wonderful to see you here! You already know I love your blog - it feels like sitting down talking to you. A distinctive voice and a great sense of humor make it a perfect accompaniment to my morning coffee! You invariably set me up for the day :-)

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