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Ophelia Passes Us By

When I posted my previous, we were on hurricane warning here in the Eastern Algarve. It never happened, thank goodness, and we have yet another sparkling sunny day. The jet stream scooped her up and drove her north – straight … Continue reading

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Oh… Ophelia!

The amazing run of continuous blue skies and wall-to-wall sunshine which we have enjoyed here in the Eastern Algarve may be about to come to a sudden end. We have just had an official warning that a hurricane – Ophelia … Continue reading

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Richard and CJ and Irma and Jose

As we continue to enjoy apparently endless sunshine and calm very warm weather in southern Portugal, it is hard to imagine being struck by the force of Irma and the chaos and misery she has brought to the Caribbean. And … Continue reading

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Matthew Won’t Be Stopping BY…

…we hope! With the current ‘once-in-ten-years’ hurricane battering Cuba and headed for Florida, our UK relatives see the scenes of Floridans and Carolinas fleeing the coast and immediately presume the worst. In Tennessee, being on the fringes of hurricanes is … Continue reading

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A Little Damp

If you’re not in the USA I suppose that you could be forgiven for not knowing that it has been a bit damp in the south-east! Specifically, South Carolina, which is kind of in between where we are spending our … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene

So we thought we’de have a few quiet days on the beach on Long Island? Came here complaining about the weather in Wales UK? First of all there’s an earthquake centred on Washington DC – we didn’t notice it here, … Continue reading

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