Cova do vapor

Yesterday was a national holiday in Portugal (the recently reinstated Corpus Christi). My friend and I decided to take advantage of the sunny weather and take a trip to Cova do Vapor on the other side of the river. It’s not the easiest place to get to from Lisbon to without a car, but it … Continue reading

Three days in Portimão

At the end of August/beginning of September my friend Ashley and I took a little trip to Portimão in the Algarve. We’d worked all through the summer after the academic year had ended so we were definitely ready for a break. We both had plans to travel further afield in September but decided to kick … Continue reading

Lisbon – first impressions

I arrived in Lisbon at the end of September, but didn’t manage to blog immediately as I had to find a place to live then wait for internet to be installed in my flat (for FIVE WEEKS!) Anyway, this is just a quick post to get the ball rolling. In short, I love it here. … Continue reading

Coney Island

I went to Coney Island with my friend Rebecca. It was exactly as cheesy and fun as I’d expected. We went on the Wonder Wheel then got cotton candy to eat on the beach. We didn’t see any freak shows. I don’t know if that was a good or bad thing.

All Tomorrow’s Parties

Finally getting round to sharing my pictures from All Tomorrow’s Parties curated by Deerhunter. Highlights included The Breeders, Tom Tom Club, Black Lips, Verity Susman and Dan Deacon. I wish they weren’t stopping these weekenders. This was the last of the summer ones and most likely my last one ever, seeing as the one I … Continue reading