Late May 2016

We went off for a week to the beautiful Azores, and had a lovely time including a morning whale watching. We saw two sperm whales a fin whale and bottlenose and common dolphins. We visited some gardens on the island

Late April 2016

At long last the weather has broken, we are beginning to get dry days and warm sunshine. The good weather means that our neighbours can start planting in earnest, the picture shows next door’s onions. Although we have not managed

Mid April 2016

The unusually cold weather continues, together with heavy downpours and strong cold winds. Strangely this is interspersed with sunny spells, which can be quite warm if the wind drops. We have not been able to do as much work in