Average high and low monthly temperatures
Source: World Weather Online
Contents of my last post, about wearing shorts in November while enjoying daytime temperatures in the 70s, stirred some interest. Jeannie, a friend in America, added a comment saying: “So this is […]
One disappointing thing about moving to mainland Europe is that while state pensions and disability benefits are still paid, the mobility part of both the Disabled Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment is not. Apparently, that is because the mobility […]
Finding shops closed for two to three hours every afternoon, and restaurants closed for a similar period a little later, is just part of the culture differences we have found since arriving in Spain on Sunday. It’s all about the […]Read More
Lisa and I made our final farewell to North Wales on Saturday evening with a meal at the Paanshee Bengali restaurant in Prestatyn. We were delighted to be joined by Joanne Jones with whom we have become friends since meeting […]Read More
A drip of liquid falling on my face, awaking we with a start. I looked up but saw nothing. I glanced around briefly but, again, nothing. So I settled back down to grab some more sleep. Then, drip, it happened […]Read More
What a really fantastic time Lisa and I have enjoyed, first spending eight days cruising across the Atlantic, then another eight touring around four states in north-eastern USA.
Yesterday was our last full day in the US and what better way […]
Lancaster County in Pennsylvania is home to one of the largest communities of people of the Amish and Mennonite faiths. Their population has now reached some 30,000 people, with 10,000 having already left the area to spread their faiths. Now […]Read More
Until I moved to North Wales in 1992, I had always lived in urban towns on the outskirts of south-east London before making my home in the Fulham area of south-west London.
In Wales, I lived in an 18th century former […]
As days continue to pass by, amazingly it is now just a week until Lisa and I are due to fly to Spain to begin our new life in our home in the Mediterranean sunshine. Right now, we are in […]
Working farm at Old Sturbridge Village Rebecca Nurse on trial in Salem
Two different parts of American history gained our attention after arriving in Massachusetts. The first was typical New England life in the early 19th century and the second […]