"Portugese people are utterly..." Portugal Local Custom Tip by caprice4u2

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Portugese people are utterly fantastically lovely...
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I was a bit of a wandering single soul, bereft of my mums usual childlike spirit, betrayed by her health...alas and alack..
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It felt good, No, it felt darned good, (not my mum being ill I hasten to add) but no, I was independent and my word I would do whatever I wanted....
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shopping came to mind :-) and then I remembered, as usual I was 'skint' (broke),(poor), so I went to get some tea bags instead...(so challenging, so...new and different..)
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Anyway,, we needed them and so I feel no shame, anyway, i ventured into the lovely little village (at the bottom of THAT hill), and found a rather nice little shop up a narrow, windy (is that how you spell a road that bends..wyndeee, ie, not when the wind assaults you)..
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ok, so it was raining, actually quite hard, so I was a little displeased with the consequence on the ol' hair and all that..
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..so I went into the shop (for teabags;-) and the guy was a darling... apart from the fact he disappeared for about 10 minutes leaving me, this utter stranger in charge of his livlihood (didnt he know I was from MANCHESTER, the hub of misdeeds and naughtiness)... <BR>
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..so, he chatted to me for a while and then demanded that he got me an umbrella to borrow (trust...a rare thing in my sub cultural existance), I, of course refused, whilst nodding vigourously..and so, he went to find it....
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..another 10 minutes of Colleen in charge of the local shop...oh my, my, I blush when I think back, this beautiful guy then presented me with a...
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...well I think it was one of those family sized canopies for over a picnic table...lol...but, my mother brought me 'up' right, I was not going to be rude and refuse this lovely knight his heroic deed of the day...
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so, I set about my return....teabags firmly tucked into my back pack and gargantuous umbrella in two steely hands...
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..embarrassed is not the word, but I am a proud lass so I yielded it haughtily to the heavens... </center>

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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