“England is better organised and not so bureaucratic like Poland. You have better roads in England. The English don’t have […]
The Final Step…Dual Nationality!!
Next month I will put in my application to become a Portuguese citizen, and will hopefully become part of a rather […]
Retraining the Mind…Retraining the Body…Training the Horse!!
This has been an interesting year for me for several reasons. I tried to ride again and was hit with […]
Cru Swim Wear- Created and Owned in Portugal-100% Handmade!
In 2016 Catarina Gil, pictured left, returned to her home in Portugal after a 6 month stay in the Netherlands, […]
Sharish Gin…Gin for those friends who “don’t like gin”!
Have you ever found yourself sitting around a dinner table, and you ask your friends if they would like a […]
Carbon Offsetting: An attempt to increase positive business public relations or a way to actually help solve the issue of greenhouse gas emissions?
I always wondered whether when I clicked on the “offset my carbon footprint” option when booking flights whether or not […]
Jet Lag…Is it All in your Head?
After taking a few long-haul flights from Europe to Australia during the last 7 years I often wondered whether jet-lag […]
Want 3% better rates and no Fees when Transferring Money Overseas?
When I first moved overseas 7 years ago I was often shocked to see the transaction costs and rate of […]
I have always been really fascinated with the power of the mind, but this weekend was all about realising just […]
Equestrian Cyber Bullying…
I have been asked my opinion on the recent social media debate over publically criticising riders. The debate started when […]
“Tis the season to be jolly”…Or is it?
“Tis the season to be jolly”…The famous line from one of the most well known christmas carols, and yet the […]
What type of Horse Rider are you?
I have thought about this a lot recently as I face not riding again. The question why do I love […]
You Might be Looking, but are you Seeing?…
I have now lived away from my home country for almost 7 years and I feel lucky to have embraced […]
Give Yourself a Break…
Our mind can be our greatest weapon, or our biggest weakness, depending on how we control it. And we do […]
What’s Next….Becoming Portuguese? and Getting Back Riding…?
I have now received my last residency permit (I hope), because in 9 months time I can apply for Portuguese […]