Category Archives: Europe

Flowers on the way to the beach

As I mentioned last week, Alvor has a lovely beach which we could see in the distance when skydiving.  We couldn’t spend a week there without taking a walk to the sea. There are quite steep cliffs between the part

Flowers on the way to the beach

As I mentioned last week, Alvor has a lovely beach which we could see in the distance when skydiving.  We couldn’t spend a week there without taking a walk to the sea. There are quite steep cliffs between the part

Along the coast a bit

A little to the West of Faro is the town of Alvor.  It is a great holiday destination, with things to do so suit many interests.  The reason I travelled to Alvor was to do some skydiving at one of

Along the coast a bit

A little to the West of Faro is the town of Alvor.  It is a great holiday destination, with things to do so suit many interests.  The reason I travelled to Alvor was to do some skydiving at one of

Through the archway

Having passed through the archway in last week’s post, I walked up this little lane. I really like the way the pavements are paved with irregular, squarish stones, which I subsequently found in quite a few other places in the

Through the archway

Having passed through the archway in last week’s post, I walked up this little lane. I really like the way the pavements are paved with irregular, squarish stones, which I subsequently found in quite a few other places in the

Starting in the lower left

In my post following the March on Europe in London, I announced my decision to visit all 27 ‘other’ countries in the EU while my British Passport still affords me the rights of a European Citizen.  Although it wasn’t quite planned

Starting in the lower left

In my post following the March on Europe in London, I announced my decision to visit all 27 ‘other’ countries in the EU while my British Passport still affords me the rights of a European Citizen.  Although it wasn’t quite planned

Marching for (and around) Europe

On the day this goes out, I am expecting Theresa May to ‘trigger Article 50’.  I’m not quite sure how she will do that, presumably send a letter. The Saturday before this goes out, I joined tens of thousands of people

Marching for (and around) Europe

On the day this goes out, I am expecting Theresa May to ‘trigger Article 50’.  I’m not quite sure how she will do that, presumably send a letter. The Saturday before this goes out, I joined tens of thousands of people

Faro

In January this year I attended the annual Plenary meeting of the International Parachuting Commission which was held in Faro this year.  Much work was done during the 5 days I was there, with rules for skydiving competitions being reviewed

Faro

In January this year I attended the annual Plenary meeting of the International Parachuting Commission which was held in Faro this year.  Much work was done during the 5 days I was there, with rules for skydiving competitions being reviewed

I’m interrupting the tale of my parents’ trip around Japan to share a short trip I took to Scotland last week.  I used to travel to Stirling very regularly with work, but haven’t been for quite some time.  I flew

I’m interrupting the tale of my parents’ trip around Japan to share a short trip I took to Scotland last week.  I used to travel to Stirling very regularly with work, but haven’t been for quite some time.  I flew