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
I have said before that our first couple of winters alternated between a few wet days, and then bright warm days. That seems to be happening again this year, however the clear nights have been really cold. We have had
We have had four visitors staying in one of our rental apartments Adega do Tinto , for ten days now. When they arrived we had a lovely warm day of around 24 degrees and they swam in the pool, since
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.