Tag Archive: holidays

Holiday News

A good reason for my silence on here – I’ve been away. A lovely two weeks in the hills of the eastern Algarve, a mile from the nearest village with  fabulous views down into the valley and out to sea. We had no internet access; we couldn’t get the television... read more

The End of Summer

Summer is having a last flurry at the moment with warm days and blue skies. But there’s the unmistakeable scent of autumn waiting round the corner. Children in oversized uniforms have gone back to school. Darkness looms earlier and earlier each evening. And the mornings are misty and cool. I... read more

I’ve Been Away!

You may or may not have noticed the absence of posts over the last couple of weeks. I’ve been en vacances! I was in the Haut Var region of Provence in South of France and had a lovely time (apart from mosquitoes) staying in a converted 18th century olive mill.Wonderful... read more