Photography: Backyard Tours Did you know that today we are celebrating the Day of Portugal? Our last post was also a about a celebration – April 25th -, and the truth is, the day of… More
The Portuguese language can be very complex and tricky. It happens very often, sentences or phrases have a second meaning: sometimes good, others sarcastic, but most of the times naughty … Sure they are funny and curious. It is something that makes part of us. Since kids we’re used to hear them from our parents, […]
Portrait of Fernando Pessoa by Almada de Negreiros, 1964 Fernando Pessoa was born in Lisbon, in June 13th of 1888. He was a writer and poet and left a beautiful heritage to our country – his words. As almost every great mind and artist, he didn’t had the most easy or happy life. After his […]
This year has been, so far, full of gluttony. I haven’t been that much cautious with what I eat and I’ve found difficult to reduce the sugar in my daily basis. These are still effects from Christmas and New Year excesses.
But I realized I could still eat and do what I love – to bake; I just have to adapt everything to my needs for this moment in particular… And eventually, everything will return to normal.
This is a “critical” time for me – I’m preparing myself for my first half-marathon at the moment. Yes, it’s true, I’m a runner, and yes, it’s possible to balance cakes and candies with running or any other regular physical activity! Both my mind and body have to grow stronger, so I have to be very careful with what I eat – meaning, no fat nor sugar! Of course, I’m allowed to “slip” once in a while – I’m not looking to be a top athlete!
If there is an animal truly faithful to Men, that is without doubt, the dog. The four legs partners are the most reliable friends and they’ve a lot of love and friendship to give, if they’re allowed to. In Portugal, there are some dog breeds with all those characteristics and much more, such as to […]