Month: March 2017

2017-03-26 Spring

So spring has arrived here, officially! Which it may or may not have back in Sweden. What’s really, practically changed here is the date, from March 20 to March 21. In Sweden, the meteorological definition of spring is used, meaning that the 24-hour daily average temperature needs to be on the rise and between 0 and …

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2017-03-12 Coffee

So, coffee is normally a differentiator of culture. And it is here too. Coffee is verbally taken and not drunk and it is indeed taken quickly and not in longer sessions. Maybe it is a southern culture kind of thing more than particularly Portuguese but the tendency here is definitely to go for short coffees …

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2017-03-05 Vests

So when buying a new car here, you get some stuff included in your purchase. Like a spare wheel, a warning triangle, an instruction book, you know, the things you’d think. But I did lift an eyebrow when seeing that also a yellow reflex vest was included in the start up kit. What could possibly …

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