Tag Archives: Portugal

Insanely Hot

‘Hot’ as in temperature (this time!) rather than ‘sexy’! The temperatures where we are are just ridiculous. A little north of here they had 45C yesterday: we get sea breezes so we only got to 38C. Even the locals are … Continue reading

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Out In The Cold

Curiously, our bit of Portugal is currently the coldest part of Europe (excluding the Scandinavian and Baltic countries) at present. Most of continental Europe has heat, humidity and spectacular thunderstorms and flash floods right now. We’re in the sun all … Continue reading

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Jungle Telegraph

Out here, in the southern European desert, we’re really cooking! And the temperature here is about 10C lower than some other parts of the Med coast, for example. This heat-wave is said to be unprecedented… even Dave and I are … Continue reading

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Planners and Politics: Watching our Backs…

The post title sets both the picture theme – looking over ones shoulder and watching backs – and is also in answer to several e-mail questions about visiting this rather strange vacation centre we’ve fetched up in. A few miles … Continue reading

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Fitness: The International Language

More from sunny Eastern Algarve! First shows went off alright here, but we have to get additional performers organised quickly to sustain the length of performance the management have in mind. Problem is giving them enough performances per week – … Continue reading

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Utopia… Limited!

It is probably no surprise that my son Leo and Dave’s daughter Jaymee have fallen in love with our new abode in Portugal at first sight. Endless days of cloudless sun are predicted, and clear skies at night. A beach … Continue reading

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Droning On… Passing Through… Flying Off…

‘Droning On’ is what I tend to do here, to avoid just posting just fitness pix and book adverts (proofs of Let The Future Find Me have arrived for checking, by the way, as if I didn’t have enough to … Continue reading

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Fire Safety: Pause for Thought

This week’s news gives pause for thought. Firstly, for the souls who perished in both the London tower block fire and in the appalling forest fire in our newly adopted home country of Portugal. We cannot begin to imagine what … Continue reading

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Unravelling

Thank goodness some things in life are constant – like me and Dave! Just now, things seem to be unravelling all around us. First of all, we’re back in Portugal after ‘inspecting’ another resort complex owned by the company in … Continue reading

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Local Lore (Law?)

So – apart from a six-week decamp back to the US in June/July, Dave and I have moved our ‘fitness base’ to a new leisure complex in south-eastern Portugal. It caters for family naturists (on the one side) and adult-only … Continue reading

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