Skip to content

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Author on the Shelves – #Portugal – #Memoir – Another Day in Paradise by Karen Telling

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Delighted to welcome Karen Tellingto the Cafe and Bookstore with her memoir Another Day in Paradise.

About the book

A warm-hearted, autobiographical story told by an author who really knows her subject, the location and the lifestyle in a small village in the Algarve, as seen through the eyes of a British couple, who made the move seeking a quieter, more serene way of life. What lurks in the shadows of paradise, however, is a life-changing illness she has struggled with in the past and now comes to the fore. They have made Portugal their home.
Will they be able to navigate the health system and succeed in getting her the urgent operation needed, to prevent her from spending the rest of her life in a wheelchair? This adds tension to an otherwise gentle, amusing, highly descriptive story, filled with wonderful observations, funny clashes of culture and an entertaining…

View original post 193 more words


Another Day in Paradise

This is my recently published book about out move to Portugal, and our first year here.