We have been here now for nearly eleven years, it certainly doesn’t feel that long, it is definitely home. This has been a very varied year, one of our worst for visitors, although for Portugal generally one of the best.
It over two weeks now since we had any good weather, it has rained for most of the day today, and it´s cold. We have had one couple here for two weeks who have endured rain every day, not much
This is without doubt the worst year we have had for weather since we came over ten years ago! Today is 18c, overcast, and drizzly, we might just as well be in England. The last week has been exactly the
It’s been a long wet winter, but at long last we are starting to get dry sunny days. One of the striking things here is the dramatic change from day to day. At the moment we are experiencing some days
It continues to rain almost every day. We have not had much time to do any gardening as everything is soaked. Not only have we had lots of rain, but it is also very cool. It looks as though it
After around 18 months of little rain, we are now getting heavy downpours, which have lasted for about a month so far. The forecast shows rain on most days until the end of March. Hopefully this will alleviate the dangers
Another New Year, we are entering our eleventh year here and have no regrets about leaving the U.K. We spent two weeks in the Algarve over Christmas and the New Year, it was a nice break, with sunny warm weather,
This weekend we attended the first of the monthly Indonesian lunches which are held throughout the Winter, between Coja and Arganil. It is the first time that we have driven any distance from home since the fires in October. It