Tag: Portugal

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Send us some Hendo’s!

The day that every Sheffielder dreads is fast approaching – we’ve nearly run of Hendo’s! In case you didn’t know, Henderson’s Relish is made in Sheffield and (in my opinion) is the only condiment for pies, cheese on toast, in fact, just about anything savoury- and it’s awesome in a Bloody Mary. Problem is, you can’t get it in Portugal (I’ve tried), so this … Read More Send us some Hendo’s!

One feller…

This is Bill. Bill knows what he’s doing when it comes to tree felling, forest clearance and land management in general. He’s taught us so much over the last week – we are deeply indebted to him. If you need him to help you with your land here in Portugal, you can contact him via Facebook. You will find details on our Thanks page. When … Read More One feller…

That was then, this is now

Back in January of last year, when we were looking for somewhere new, we visited a property in the tiny village of Moita Negra in central Portugal. It was a grey day,  and this was the last place on our list. Turned out it was the one. The land was untamed, hadn’t been managed for a few years – and there was a lot … Read More That was then, this is now

Busy, busy, busy…

This year we’ve been busy. Very busy. Doing all sorts of things. We’ve been clearing land. We’ve been deconstructing buildings (ready for rebuilding), and generally tidying the place up. Millhouse has been overseeing the various projects, and she has constantly reassured us we’ll be ready soon. To cats, all times are soon. It’s taken us a while, getting things organised. Worthwhile things take time. … Read More Busy, busy, busy…

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