Tag Archives: Portugal

Lisbon………..the most beguiling city in Europe

In the last thirty plus years I have visited more than twenty-five major cities in Europe and each have their own particular attractions. But I have to confess that of all of them I find Lisbon the most beguiling of … Continue reading

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Risk averse parents……….apparently not in Lisbon, Portugal

You knew it, didn’t you? Over the last 20 years, adults (both teachers and parents) have been on a track to eliminate failure and risk from our children’s lives. We are afraid our kids are too fragile, and may diminish … Continue reading

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Fado and Mariza…………

Several years ago I made my first visit to Portugal and to the capital city of Lisbon. I fell in love with this wonderful city, its coffee culture (it was here I first became addicted to drinking espresso coffee), some … Continue reading

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