Late Winter in the Algarve

I visited the Algarve last week, flying from London Luton on the 0625 departure to Faro.  That’s early, but there were plenty of people, travellers and workers in the cafés of the departure area of the airport. I visited my mother in the countryside, taking…

2017 Week 6

The weather has continued miserable.  I had occasion to drive across country and passed a massive earthwork; it turned out to be a reservoir, thronged with birds under a grey sky.  This is a camera panorama in which you might be able to see the…

2017 Week 5

We’ve had a misty or foggy week, pretty similar to the previous week, but now it’s getting serious: flying is out of the question when the visibility is this bad.  And this old bird has been grounded since the 1950s, as I understand it.  I…

2017 Week 3

Cold mornings persist this month, with high pressure dominating the weather for most of the week.  That means misty or foggy starts with beautiful sunrise or sunset colours, with no cloud to obscure the sun.  Here is my favourite wind farm, taken as I travelled…