Portuguese food at the neighbors’

Or at home – because son Broes is cooking a lot nowadays! Everything is dragged from the garden into the kitchen – especially a lot of zucchini, of course, because somehow zucchini plants always do well. But the peas, beans, cucumbers, lettuce, pumpkin,...

From the dentist on a bike

I don’t think I’m Tour de France material, but it was not bad. Pain in my bum, yes. And pain in my head. From the sun. And clasped hands from squeezing all the time. 10 kilometers in 45 minutes approximately. And then I certainly got off 5 times to take a...

Tribute to a future ex-expat

Too old. Suddenly you’re too old. Strange, because it doesn’t feel that way inside. And if you trained yourself (like me) to keep the looking-in-the-mirror to an absolute minimum, ditto for taking selfies- that’s a shock! There are many advantages to...

Escape room in Portugal – cinematographist or Gardener

Frank Gardener is here since the beginning of March. Stranded because of the C-risis. He could go home but he bought a property here, to start a new life on a new farm. One point in favour of staying in Portugal, secondly: if you go back to South Africa, you have to...