Category Archives: General

House Update

The final sign off documents are now with the council, including all the required papers for the house and the pool, I am lead to understand that all that’s needed now is a single signature from the builder and everything … Continue reading

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2017

Finally, better later than never, welcome to 2017. Apologises for the lack of postings recently, I guess there are two main reasons, firstly it’s the winter and therefore there is a lot less activity to talk about, and secondly we … Continue reading

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House & Garden – Borehole

At long last we have managed to get the Borehole covered, a good neat job I think.  

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July 2016

There is not a lot to say this month, I think I have said before the main project is now all but finished and we are in to general remarks about general things about running any house, which let’s be … Continue reading

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June 2016

June has been a far better month, I know we were late posting May’s blog, but that was more because we had some issues as I am sure you have read and we wanted to at least get some of … Continue reading

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May 2016

Disaster Strikes Well that may be a little over dramatic but it got your attention. The start of May proved to be the wettest period recorded since records began for Portugal. The persistent heavy rain at the start of the … Continue reading

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April 2016

Despite the very changeable weather this month we have managed to progress work on the farm and garden areas.     The beginning of the month was really quite wet so it was difficult for the workmen to get on … Continue reading

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March 2016

It was a wet start to the month so the work on the agricultural element of the project was delayed yet again. However, around the middle of the month the weather improved enough that the work could really get under … Continue reading

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February 2016

So February has seen the gates all installed, although we are going to have to get the paver back at some point to adjust and tidy up the granite blocks on the drive as the locksmith had to lower some … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2016

Feliz Ano Novo – Happy New Year. As mentioned in the last update in 2015, we flew down on the 30th December to see in the New Year at the house. We knew the weather would not be brilliant, but … Continue reading

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