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24 June 2019

Our chilly, wet May disappeared as if someone had thrown a switch somewhere, turning on a magical flower-filled and ludicrously hot (25-30°C/75-85°F) June, from one moment to the next. This week we’ve been promised a heatwave, with temps rising to … Continue reading

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24 June 2017

There has been a population explosion in CdP. The town is packed with howling bundles of overheated misery being pushed about by proud nonne (grandmas) – the mamme I presume taking advantage of captive child-minders to stay in cool interiors. … Continue reading

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3 July 2016

  The excitement the other day when I stepped into my first ever solar-heated shower was immense. When we restored our house, way back in 2002-5, I argued long and hard with the plumber about installing solar panels. He told … Continue reading

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