It’s Hot in Portugal! Is It?

Many will think of the Mediterranean climate one of pure luxury. One of clear blue skies, great brightness and wonderful warmth. This can be the case and is so, for a great deal of time. The UK government felt it to be the case in their money saving exercise, when they cut the winter heating … Read more

The Rains Have Arrived in Portugal

The weather has been great. But….. For me it has been a wonderful past year here in Portugal. Why? because I’m here. The weather has been incredible, and often, even warmer than the Andalucia area of Spain that’s well know for the beautiful summers. It’s not rained here in Portugal for a considerable time apart … Read more

A Prayer for the Dead

There has been an exceptional number of fires in Portugal this year, and it is truly dreadful that many people have perished in what is probably one of the most horrendous of ways to die. It is perhaps even more so, when in the company of those you love and care about, as you would … Read more

No Smog or Pollution Here

No Smog or Pollution here only the scents of nature. Where I lived in the UK, was considered a village. There was a population of near on twelve thousand. It seemed like a village when I first moved to the area, and the numbers were far smaller. I’d moved from a much more crowded area. … Read more

Natural Nature

  Weather in March The weather here in my part of Portugal can be wonderful. In the early part of January I was outside working in the gardens with little on. Towards the latter part of January and into February there was a great deal of rain. Then wonderful sunshine and cloudless sky, so again, … Read more