Author Archives: Tricia Pimental

About Tricia Pimental

Brooklyn-born Tricia Pimental moved to Portugal in 2012, where she found rural life so idyllic she wrote a piece for the Living the Dream section of International Living Magazine. Today she serves as their Portugal Correspondent. The former actress and Toastmaster has written three award-winning books: Rabbit Trail: How a Former Playboy Bunny Found Her Way, Slippery Slopes, and A Movable Marriage. Other writing credits include two travel books for International Living: The Old-World Charms of Portugal and Escape to Portugal, and a 15-part video series entitled Portugal 101. Tricia has discovered one of the best parts about living in Europe is the ability to sample the culture (especially all that food and beverage) of many countries via road trips. She and her husband Keith—and their intrepid Maltese, Carson—have traveled through Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Denmark, and more, as well as Ireland, Eastern Europe, Russia, and the Baltic States. After renting in various regions of the country, Tricia and Keith now own a quinta in central Portugal. She blogs at

Final Post on “Notes”

Hi, and thanks for stopping by. I am now posting directly and only at While I’m glad you found and hope you enjoy these archives, please do visit me on my current site. Old friends, new readers, and your … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo 36

Lovely London, courtesy of Wilbur. Wilbur's Travels I took today’s photo last night from the roof of the TFL HQ at St James Park in London. View original post

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Euro 2016 Day 3

If all sports scores were delivered like this, wouldn’t it be lover-ly? Wilbur's Travels Day Three Results: Turkey… v Croatia 1 Northern Ireland… v Poland 1 Ukraine… v Germany 2 View original post 3 more words

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Joyce & Proust Meet

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My Top Three Spanish Cities

In our movable marriage, my husband and I have covered these cities. Wilbur nails the excitement, culture and beauty of these cities perfectly. Wilbur's Travels Number Three – Granada So good that in the UK they named a Commercial TV … Continue reading

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An Open Invitation

Source: An Open Invitation

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“It’s Not So Lonely Here in the Garret” (by Michael Wiley)

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Michael Wiley belongs to a select group of writers who got their start in the Private Eye Writers of America/St. Martin’s Press Best First Novel contest.  The book, published in 2007, was…

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The Writing Life

The awards banquet for the Florida Writers Association’s annual conference took place recently in Lake Mary, Florida. I was unable to attend, but was thrilled to learn that my novel, Slippery Slopes, earned third place in the Published Women’s Fiction category. … Continue reading

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The Secret to NaNoWriMo

Tried it twice, “won” and was exhilarated both times. Definitely worth the effort!

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Hope and Change

Change(s) first: Early in the new year my blog posts will appear on my new WordPress website, and this site will no longer be active. There’ll be a final post here indicating when that happens. The address for the website … Continue reading

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