Six on Saturday 24.07.21

After last Saturday’s stormy and very wet weather, which had me at one point running out to move some pots that were flooded with water (and getting soaked in the process which took 5 minutes), the weather has calmed down again, and yesterday and today we have been treated to winter sun. Daytime temperatures hover around 14C, which for someone who grew up in Northern Europe is fine for winter (the locals shiver….).

Six on Saturday 20.02.21

It is another lovely sunny Saturday today. Our terrace gets the sun in the afternoon, and it can be almost too hot to sit outside

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…the weekend coffee share edition

If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…on this sunny Sunday morning, we would be sharing croissants and … More

Six on Saturday 30.01.21

Here we are at the end of January already. With wind, rain and sun this week, plants have either collapsed (the hymenocallis) or thrived (various).

Six on Saturday 02.01.21

Happy New Year! Another interesting date this week too, with 0, 1 and 2 forming a nice pattern. Anyway, I … More

Six on Saturday 03.10.20

Gosh…October already…where has the year gone? It is well and truely spring here (see Wednesday’s post for proof!). My daffodils … More

Six on Saturday 26.09.20

Another week of spring weather, with stormy moments (125km winds…), rain, sunshine…nothing unusual for this time of year here. Our … More

Six on Saturday 12.09.20

After a cold week, with lots of rain (including the sort rain that wakes you up at 4am), today was … More