Tag Archives: Portuguese people

K is for Kindness

“These are people who understand the true requirement for happiness; they have the ability to enjoy the smallest pleasures and to share them with others” Cultural Dimensions of Expatriate Life in Portugal ~ Bill Drake Regular readers of this blog will … Continue reading

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J is for José

“Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one” José – or for his full name – José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix – ‘the Special One’ has to be one of the … Continue reading

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H is for Holidays

 “Dating at least from ancient Rome, the holiday was a time of public and communal celebration, a time to commemorate some event of civic or religious significance that all citizens participated in equally.” Barry Schwartz There is one big difference … Continue reading

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G is for Graffiti

“Graffiti is an impulse to get recognized” Mint & Serf This is going to be a different post! Despite my best efforts to think of something else for G (without resorting to golf!) the idea of covering graffiti kept coming back … Continue reading

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What time is it, anyway?

“My formula for living is quite simple.  I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night.  In between, I occupy myself as best I can” Cary Grant I have been enjoying the blog ‘Moving to Portugal’, … Continue reading

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So why Portugal?

“I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad”. George Bernard Shaw  We are often asked ‘Why Portugal?’ which is a difficult question to answer, as it is far less about economics or climate than it is a heartfelt journey … Continue reading

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