Thu
2
Nov
2017

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Spain's high court jails Catalonia's secessionist leaders ahead of trial; protests mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's Balfour Declaration which promised a homeland for Jewish people and paved the way for the occupation of Palestine; and Canada's Supreme Court ruling removes the barrier for developing a year-round ski resort on sacred First Nation land. Meanwhile in Cabril … it rained today. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #centralportugal

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Tue
31
Oct
2017

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Ousted Catalan leader denies seeking asylum in Belgium; three former Trump aides are indicted in the Russia probe pleading not guilty to conspiracy and money laundering; and the Canadian government announces it will match charitable donations for the Rohingya crisis. Meanwhile in Cabril … the smell and the silence feel eerie, dog walks feel like moon walks. #quintadocabril #lifeinthehillsofportugal #centralportugal #portugalfires2017

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Mon
30
Oct
2017

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Madrid files criminal charges of rebellion and sedition against sacked separatist Catalan leaders; Saudi Arabia allows women to attend sporting events in selected stadiums from early 2018; and the US court blocks Trump's ban on transgender in the military. Meanwhile in Cabril … the worst sound in the valley comes from the chainsaws of opportunistic lumberjacks. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #portugalfires2017

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Sun
29
Oct
2017

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Tens of thousands rally in Barcelona for Spanish unity; at least 23 people are dead with over 30 injured in a Somalia hotel attack; and white supremacists hold a rally in Tennessee. Meanwhile in Cabril … we return home to a very different landscape. #quintadocabril #lifeinthehillsofportugal #portugalfires2017

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Tue
27
Jun
2017

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Emergency services battle to control the Spanish wildfires; Brazil's president is charged with bribery; and a 'US-led air strike' kills 57 in an ISIL-held Syrian prison. Meanwhile in Cabril … we are patiently waiting for rain. #quintadocabril #lifeinthehillsofportugalOs serviços de emergência lutam para controlar os incêndios florestais espanhol; o presidente do Brasil é acusado de suborno; e um 'ataque aéro norte-americana' mata 57 em uma prisão síria realizada por ISIL. Enquanto isso, em Cabril … estamos a esperar pacientemente para a chuva.

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Tue
6
Jun
2017

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Arab Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and suspend Doha-bound flights … the US President engages in a Twitter war with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan … and SpaceX's first recycled Dragon spaceship arrives at the International Space Station. Meanwhile in Cabril … an extra tractor made for heavy traffic this morning. #quintadocabril #lifeinthehillsofportugal #fuchsia

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Sun
4
Jun
2017

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At least twelve people have been killed and eighteen injured while attending a protester's funeral near Kabul, seven people are dead and twenty-one in critical condition after an attack in London, and NASA considers using pre-flown SpaceX rockets for cargo flights. Meanwhile in Cabril … I'm falling in love with #succulents #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril

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Mon
29
May
2017

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Vladimir Putin visits the Palace of Versailles as Macron's first guest as French President, Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as the death toll rises, and the highest aviation alert level is issued after Bogoslaf volcano in Alaska erupts. Meanwhile in Cabril … following a regular visit from the meter reader, our water meter has a mysterious and unmendable drip. Drip. Drip. #wisteria #ticehurstvillage

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Sat
27
May
2017

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Niney-one people are missing in Sri Lanka after floods kill more than 100, and British Airways cancels flights amid a global IT system failure and Saturday is declared the first day of Ramadan. Meanwhile in Cabril … our dog is busy hunting geckos. #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #tomthumb #fuchsia

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Wed
24
May
2017

Meanwhile …

Taiwan's top court rules in favour of gay marriage, the UK raises its terror threat level to critical, and 31 migrants including dozens of toddlers are feared dead after a migrant boat capsizes off the coast of Libya. Meanwhile in Cabril … does anyone know the name of this plant? #lifeinthehillsofportugal #quintadocabril #cluelessgardner

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