Category Archives: Food and stuff

About food experiences here in Brazil and elsewhere too!

Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles!

Spring Sunshine brings out the Smiles! Something of a contrast to my last posting, this one is about smiles and service as well as some thoughts on both Europe and Brazil. I had to go into town today. I had … Continue reading

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Hammocks and other lovely things.

Hammocks and other lovely things. As I was sitting in my hammock enjoying my lunch… That`s a lovely line, isn`t it? I think it is worthy of being repeated. “As I was sitting in my hammock” earlier, I was just … Continue reading

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Celebration Brazilian style

Celebration Brazilian style. Brazil is much in the news at the moment of course, because of the football, so it is interesting for me to see what other people are saying about Brazil now that I live here. But, for … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs and memories of times past

Easter Eggs and memories of times past My second blog of the day! Must be feeling creative… Since my last post was about returning to Niteroi after the Easter Holiday, it just brought to mind a thought I had just … Continue reading

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Christmas, cousins, cleaning drains…

Christmas, cousins, cleaning drains… Another Christmas in Brazil – my fourth, amazingly – and I am still unused to a hot Christmas. Bit different this year because we had a number of cousins to stay, so our house was ‘base … Continue reading

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Reflections of Christmas…

Reflections of Christmas… Just before ten o’clock on the evening of Christmas day and we had just finished watching a film, and it is still warm so I decided I would head for the swimming pool. Actually it is not … Continue reading

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Weekend visitors. A ‘wild’ weekend…

  Expecting a quiet weekend, we suddenly had an influx of visitors – friends and relatives and wildlife too! It was the end of the ‘winter’ holiday period, when schools and other public organisations close down for a couple of … Continue reading

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