About Me

We moved out to Portugal to live a frugal but better , simpler and peaceful life, our house is a very basic, semi ruin, up in the hills outside Figueiro Dos Vinhos, where we work our land, enjoy life with each other and our dogs, and hope to make the smallest carbon footprint we can,

Monday, 5 January 2009

Christmas Crisis..

This must be a very quick update, things have been tricky since Christmas, dad was taken ill on 26th Dec, with a serious chest infection, which would have been bad enough even if he didnt have chronic asthma as well, as it was we got to try out the Portuguese 'Urgencia' system.
I can honestly say it was excellent! The care and treatment he's getting is wonderful, Ive never seen such a clean hospital either, much different sadly from the last time I was in a UK hospital, which was filthy....
The good news is dad is on the mend now but will be in a while longer and then have to extend his stay with us until he's absolutely fighting fit again which could be weeks.
Almost everything has been on hold and will be for a few weeks, so may not get in to update much.