Inventory :: Inventário

Along with all the fun I have creating new beings I also get to do some less creative tasks. Although I do these things at regular times, every now and then I need to spend a little more time working on them. Recently I have been updating my full inventory. It was actually quite fun…

Quinta da Regaleira

When I was growing up I remember passing in front of Quinta da Regaleira and wonder about what was inside. From the outside walls there were hints of beautiful gardens and mysterious creatures. At that time the Palace was closed to the public and the first time I went in I was 15. I remember…

Stirling Castle :: Castelo de Stirling

Stirling Castle is an impressive structure sitting on top of Castle Hill, overlooking the town and the River Forth. It is an impressive sight, whether you are inside or outside! Historic Scotland has recently finished the conservation of the Renaissance Palace of James IV and it was a delight to walk through its rooms and…

Seal sight :: Foca à vista

A while ago as we were walking in St. Andrews pier I noticed a funny shape on a sandbank. I thought to myself how much it looked like a seal. These were the lines that followed: Me: Look! That wood log looks like a seal. B: It does looks like a seal. Me: It moved.…

Snowdrops :: Gotas de neve

A couple of weeks ago I started noticing snowdrops peering from the ground here and there. Snowdrops (galanthus nivalis) are usually known as a sign of spring. Seeing their delicate bell shaped flowers brings me the thought of longer days, warmer and coloured by blossoming fields and gardens. And it isn’t just snowdrops that I…