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More unsettled weather

by May 26, 2014 » Add the first comment.

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 then the weather has been cool, wet and windy. Today Read more »

Into Spring 2014

by March 22, 2014 » Add the first comment.

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. Another day was spent cleaning out the water-tank, and Read more »

March still wet and cool

by March 6, 2014 » Add the first comment.

The rainy days continue, and today we have a very strong wind as well, will Winter ever end? It is now early March and we are hoping for some improvement, this Winter has just gone on and on. The forecast does seem a little more postive with some sunny Read more »

Still raining!

by February 17, 2014 » Add the first comment.

It’s still raining! There have been few if any days this year when it has not rained at all, and some of the rain has been very heavy. It´s obviously no good for root vegetables, but I am told it will not harm the grapes or olives. In fact it Read more »

Stormy January

by February 1, 2014 » Add the first comment.

It´s been a long wet and fairly cold month, with a few nice days. Not the weather we came here for! I think we have spent more time indoors this month than ever before, but having said all that it looks as thought the weather in the U.K. has been Read more »

Another New Year

by January 20, 2014 » Add the first comment.
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My first post for the New Year, how time flies, we have been here over six years now, and it really feels like home. The only thing I don´t like is this horrible weather. Today is is raining, overcast, cool, and foggy, though in fairness we have had a couple Read more »

Change is coming

by November 16, 2013 » Add the first comment.

A little less rain during the last week or so, some lovely sunny days, but change is coming, we are forecast freezing temperatures over-night and maybe even a little snow next week. Since the rain started we have been reminded of the leaks which became evident during last years wet Read more »

Work on the terraces

by November 2, 2013 » Add the first comment.

Winter is arriving, much cooler, and bouts of rain, but so far we are at least getting some sun shine between rain. This week we have had three men working on the terraces opposite, clearing the three years of growth since they were last cleaned up. It is looking very Read more »