Category Archives: Sanders Blog – Hellas

Week 499

Sunday, 15th July, 2018 The morning opened with claps of thunder but it soon gave way to hot sunshine and a temperature of 31C/89F. We were up at 6.15  am and out walking by 9.00 am. We tried a new … Continue reading

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Week 498

Sunday, 8th July, 2018 What a gorgeous day in the Dordogne. How many more times can I say that over this month? We went out early before the temperature rose from 26C/79F to 32C/90F. We drove about 5 km to … Continue reading

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Week 497

Sunday, 1st July, 2018                 A hot and humid night and we were up early – 6.30 am – to greet the sunrise. Freshly squeezed orange juice followed by Yorkshire Tea and a … Continue reading

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Week 496.

Sunday, 24th June, 2018 Up early on a warm and sunny morning. Wonderful breakfast and then packed up for leaving. Out by 9.15 am and on the road to Orleans. The only problems was that, although 95% of the route was … Continue reading

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Week 495

Sunday, 17th June, 2018 Today is a day to celebrate being alive. This is particularly true for Pauline & I. It is 38 years ago today that we had a near-fatal car crash. Driving to school with exam papers (marked) in the … Continue reading

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Week 494

Sunday, 10th June, 2018 A sultry morning to follow a sultry night. Humidity really makes moderate temperatures feel hot. Just 20C/68F outside but clammy as hell. Breakfast with all the conservatory doors and windows flung open. Water and feed the pots and … Continue reading

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Week 493

Sunday, 3rd June, 2018 What a gorgeous, sunny day which reached 26C/79F at peak. The sky was blue all day. I sowed some Rocket seeds for Pauline in the hope that they would be ready just before we go away. I … Continue reading

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Week 492

Sunday, 27th May, 2018 The final week of May, 2018 and another hot and humid day. We have reached 26C/79F today and it feels much hotter in our sheltered back garden. We were forecast thunder and lightning followed by torrential rain last … Continue reading

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Week 491

Sunday, 20th May, 2018 Morning started quite dull – rather mirrored my mood after the yawn of yesterday. No, I didn’t watch the wedding (I’m with SWMBO on that!) but, unfortunately, I did watch the Cup Final and United didn’t even look … Continue reading

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Week 490

Sunday, 13th May, 2018 Sunday – a day of rest and we are not going to the gym today. Newspapers, football, Formula 1 and correspondence. The temperature has been quite warm – 16C/61F – and weakly sunny. I don’t know if I … Continue reading

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