King of my castle (Portugal #3)

King of my castle

Kings and queens, when they decide not to be genocidal maniacs or persistent inbreeders, hold many lessons for us; they teach us of the importance of a quality education, of how life needs to be performed with class, of fashion and style and stuffing your face with foie gras.

So don’t be a peasant, and read this post.

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Sugar Rush (Portugal #2)

Sugar Rush

Baking teaches us, if you ask me, a vital lesson about life: if you want your cake to be sweet, you better put sugar in it. Yet we all know that sugar gets you fat, rots your teeth and ages your skin. But what would be the point of eating cake after cake of unsavory dough, to forsake the sweetness of pleasure simply because it brings a cost with it?

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Lazy cats (Portugal #1)

Miradouro in Lisbon

“If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you’ll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy.” T. Pratchett

Luckily enough, the cats of Lisbon didn’t seem too fussed about being beaten to anything by anyone, as they lay there, in an almost dead-like manner, baking gently in the sun. The streets were quiet, old and tired. It gets to you, time, it really does. Your bones set in, bits and pieces fall apart, and cities are just like people.

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