Into Spring, at last we have had some warm sunny weather, and been able to do a lot of work in the garden. We have pruned a lot of trees, and the Wisteria, weeded, sprayed weeds, and mowed the lawns.
The weather improved a little and everyone in the village has been out grape-picking. We helped at one of the large vineyards in Silvares, and as usual were rewarded, along with about 50 others, with a large enjoyable lunch. We
For the last week it feels as though we have had nothing but rain, at times very heavy. It has delayed the grape picking and as of today we are still not sure exactly when we will pick. The good
We’re coming to the end of another long hot summer here. We have spent a lot of time in the swimming pool, and have cultivated lovely tans. The grapes are ripening and will be ready to pick in the next
This year has just flown by! The weather has been unusual in that the first three months of the year had little rain, and lots of sunshine. then there was a little rain, followed by a long hot summer. This
Two more very different months weather-wise, lots of rain and cool. We have had a few guests, but it is very quiet. I guess the current financial situation is having an effect. After a couple of years coping with just
April turned out to be a horrible month weather wise, it has rained nearly every day, and it’s been quite cool. No more work has been done on the clearing of the land at the front of the house, since
Still no rain of any consequence! The whole country is in a state of drought, but on the plus side the weather is lovely, warm and sunny. Spring has really sprung, with flowers and blossom appearing everywhere. I have added