Tag Archives: camping

I have a great idea! No, hang on, it’s a terrible idea!

(I went for a walk to find the chiming church) There’s a church in the town and every hour it chimes, quite a long tune, from a loudspeaker. I noticed it every hour yesterday… I’ve only just this moment noticed … Continue reading

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Hello, is that Monica?

(The neighbours walking their dog last night) We’ve moved again and now we’re about 30 minutes inland, in a campsite near the town of Lourical. The sun is shining and we are parked between two orange trees. I can hear … Continue reading

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A day in the life…

(A little bit choppy) It’s St. Patrick’s Day as I write and as luck would have it, there’s rain so we feel quite at home! I promised my friend, Julie, ages ago to include the normal day-to-day stuff of life … Continue reading

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The house special and a van full of whiskey…

(Spotted this van near reception yesterday) (The writing on the side…) We are still in Luz near Lagos and it’s just starting to get warm enough to sit outside and write… wearing three layers, thick fleece, woolly socks, boots and … Continue reading

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When the Rains Came Back…

(A kite surfer on his way home on Saturday evening. By the way that red sky at night didn’t bring a shepherd’s delight…) It’s been raining continuously here since early Sunday morning and the two of us are getting plenty … Continue reading

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Here’s all the news….

(An old pathway leading to the château beside the campsite near Bordeaux) Well it’s been too long….. I’m starting to get phone calls and texts asking where we are and when are we coming home so it time for a … Continue reading

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Pam’s Picnic Holidays

(I remembered it’s Wednesday so I’m doing creative!) It’s nearly lunchtime as I write and I’m a little distracted… because I’m hungry and today we’re going on a picnic! Ever since Pam commented on Facebook about holidays as a child … Continue reading

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