Friday 20 April 2018

This defeat was just deserts

A happy coincidence and just deserts! Friday, June 13, the Feast of Saint Anthony, Patron Saint of Lisbon !

Despite his Italian reputation, Anthony was in fact very Portuguese and is the patron saint of Portugal's capital city. Anthony also doubles as patron saint of things lost!

Lisbon, no longer the treaty city, its reputation restored, a wonderful capital perched on its seven hills along the banks of the Tagus, a city with 2,000 years of history and the odd non- treaty-related earthquake.

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