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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  • Diet in Denial 18 hours ago Today my friend gave me a nice top she’d bought on a whim but then decided it ‘was not her colours’. Great I thought, until I got it out of the bag – it was huge! Convinced it was going … Continue reading →
  • Why Are My Kumquat Leaves Yellow? 3 days ago After making some Kumquat marmalade which was absolutely delicious, I decided to grow my own Kumquat tree. Kumquats are expensive here in Portugal so planting my own tree seemed the logical step says she, who kills most things including fig … Continue reading →
  • FitBit and Senior Moments 6 days ago I accept I’m not the sharpest tool in the draw when it comes to mastering technology and digital gizmos, but even I had to groan at this particular ‘senior blond’ moment. Wanting to lose weight I invested in a FitBit … Continue reading →
  • Palácio de Mateus Reflections 3 weeks ago This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is all about reflections. One of the least memorable trips on our Douro river cruise was a visit to Palácio de Mateus, near Vila Real. Please don’t ask why but I was expecting to visit … Continue reading →
  • Why does my Aloe Arborescens have black leaves? 2 months ago Is there a cure? About a year ago I noticed my Aloe Arborescens were covered in dappled black marks, and after a few months the leaves turned black, shriveled and died. There is an old adage: Don’t put off till … 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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