It´s been over a year since I last wrote, and during that time the world has changed! Portugal has been relatively lucky, and has not had (as yet) a huge number of deaths. We have spent the last year or
Well, what a year 2020 was! We have spent nearly the whole year staying in the house, only venturing out for essential food shopping, or visiting the doctor. We have had no guests, and only a couple of visits from
What a year, back in April it appeared that Portugal had avoided the worst of the Covid pandemic. Now as we enter November, the numbers are growing at an alarming rate. We have had no visitors this year, and at
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