Category: Village life

A bit of a long post

Autumn has finally arrived, not that you would notice apart from the leaves dropping from the trees and covering the ground. The weather has been very mild apart from a touch of frost on the morning of the 1st November that finished off our peppers, aubergines and fig tree for the year. The temperature drops when the sun goes down…

Spring 2017

With the weather being so nice lately we have been spending most of out time outdoors. We secured the duck pond liner last month to stop it blowing around and we have now added some wooden platforms for them and edged it with some limestone we had lying around, it’s not exactly landscaped but it does the job. The reed…

51 years young

Today I turned 51, not a milestone birthday in the U.K. but here they celebrate birthdays ending in a one and not a zero. Having a birthday at this time of year has normally been uneventful it was always difficult to plan anything because friends were busy with work Xmas doos so it’s usually been a very quiet affair. Today…