• Castles and Caves

    The heat experienced towards the end of July returned at the beginning of August, we hadn’t had much rain for several months and the gardens and fields had been suffering. The ground is bone dry and hard, digging the last of the potatoes was hard and dusty work! Despite a hose pipe ban being declared… Continue Reading

  • It’s been a hot one!

    The heat wave predicted on our return to the UK arrived on the 18th of July. Fortunately, this gave Sue and I sufficient time to get ourselves and the house sorted for its onslaught. The vegetable and fruit plots had been pruned and weeded, the lawns mowed and hedges trimmed. Clothes worn in Madagascar and… Continue Reading