It occurred to me as we wander around various places, that not only is the foliage, the smells, and the architecture different for us, what is striking is the amount of variation of sounds that abound as we move around. One particular sunny Spring day, I took more notice. Firstly, it's the incessant noise of frustrated dogs as… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Sounds Abound
In Dalyan. Spring, not Summer. Warmish not HOT. More locals out walking than tourists. One more cat, albeit only a temporary visitor, had been added to the gang. Of course, you would remember the gang from our last visit here in the Summer of 2017. This visit could not be more opposite in weather conditions.… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Iztuzu Beach & more
No road trips. Actually, no car trips at all. Nothing but blue sky, sun, beach walks, rest and to catch our breath as we take a break from travelling. It was merely a sampling of a comfortable life this week on our return to Marbella being back caring for Fudge. As we walked along the… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walk – Marbella
It was only a few weeks ago we were in France ambling along a few canals. As you may like to do when the sun is shining in the countryside of France, with its many small towns with canal ways. As we wandered down past the boats, "an old geezer", as he liked to describe… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walk – Moissac
Firstly, introductions to the loveable crew: Miss Dexter and Mr Toulouse, unfortunately, Mr Toulouse was unavailable for the photo shoot, he has declined the notoriety. In other words, I could not get him to stay still for even one moment. Mr Toulouse the black cat you are a nightmare to photograph. Though he does have… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Espalais
As you know, we were in Portugal, to be more precise approximately 7kms from Ourique, heading inland, for a few weeks in September and have now completed our first housesit in this intriguing country.
It's 5 am, our alarm has gone off.