2022-07-21: Freguesia de Alcobaça

2022-07-17: Alcobaça, 2022

2022-07-17: Even the rear of the monastery is impressive.

2022-07-17: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-07-17: Alcobaça. Perfect spot for leisurely reflection.

2022-07-17: Water font in the wall of the monastery at Alcobaça, 2022.

2022-07-17: Junta de Freguesia de Alcobaça

2022-07-17: Mosteiro Alcobaça

2022-06-11: Villas del Mar

2022-06-11: Villas del Mar, Parede

2022-06-11: Villas del Mar, Parede

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-20: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-15: Mosteiro de Alcobaça at dawn, 2022

2022-04-15: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-15: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-04-15: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

2022-02-18: Praia dos Ingleses [English Beach], Porto, February 2022 New York is just over the horizon.

2022-02-18: Ateneu Comercial do Porto, February 2022 An old-fashioned gentlemen’s club. There is a terrific and inexpensive restaurant open for …

2022-02-18: Porto, February 2022

2022-02-18: Porto, February 2022

2022-01-24: Alcobaça, January 2022

2022-01-24: Alcobaça, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-22: In and around Parede, January 2022

2022-01-08: Lisbon, January 2022

2022-01-08: Basílica de Nossa Senhora dos Mártires, Chaido, Lisboa, January 2022

2022-01-08: Rossio Railway Station, Lisbon, January 2022

2021-12-14: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021 “Avenidas Novas” was the … designation of Lisbon’s expansion … north …

2021-12-14: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Not the Avenidas Novas - but close by, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-12-13: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

2021-11-12: Praia das Maçãs, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Pequena, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Pequena, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia das Maçãs, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-11-12: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2021

2021-10-30: Atlantic coast in the north of Portugal, 2021

2021-10-27: Casa Belo Horizonte, Praia Nova, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-27: Lagoon, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-27: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-27: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-25: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-25: Costa Nova, Aveiro, October 2021

2021-10-25: Dew on the car, Aveiro, 2021

2021-10-15: Clare taking a boat trip around Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

2021-10-15: Clare taking a boat trip around Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

2021-10-15: Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

2021-10-15: Clare taking a boat trip around Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

2021-10-15: Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

2021-10-14: Enjoying a craft beer in the autumn sunshine, Geneva 2021

2021-09-27: Lisbon from the south bank of the Tagus, 2021 Our friend Joe enjoys one of the best views of Lisbon from his apartment in Cacilhas.

2021-09-26: Parede, 2021 Note the tiny blackbird, enjoying the sunset.

2021-09-26: Parede, 2021

2021-09-26: Parede, 2021

2021-09-26: Parede, 2021

2021-09-18: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-18: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-18: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-17: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-16: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-16: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-16: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-16: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-16: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

2021-09-05: Parede, 2021

2021-09-05: Parede, 2021

2021-09-05: Parede, 2021

2021-08-24: Catherine of Braganza, Lisbon 2021

2021-08-24: Ponte Vasco da Gama, Lisbon 2021

2021-08-24: Gil, Expo ‘98 Mascot, Lisbon 2021

2021-08-24: River Tagus, Lisbon 2021

2021-08-24: Parque das Naçoes, Lisbon 2021

2021-08-20: At Adamastor, Parede August 2021

2021-08-19: Modern life. Staring into a screen instead of taking in one of the most beautiful Western European …

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2021-08-09: Palacio Marques Pombal, Oeiras 2021

2021-08-09: Lunch in the square, no cars. Oeiras, 2021.

2021-08-09: Marques Pombal palace and park. Newly renovated fountain. Oeiras, 2021.

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2021-03-19: Connecting a cartridge the right way.

2020-11-02: Doors, Vila Nova da Milfontes, 2017 Milfontes

2020-11-01: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

2020-11-01: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

2020-11-01: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

2020-10-30: Azenhas do Mar, 2015 Clinging to the cliffs on the western edge of the continent of Europe.

2020-10-30: Sao Pedro do Sintra, 2015

2020-10-30: Cascais, 2015 I love a nicely laid table. This one in the Hotel Albatros in Cascais. And, yes, those are fish …

2020-10-30: Wimereux, 2014 Sunset. Again.

2020-10-30: Trafaria, 2014 The quayside cranes dominate the west-facing view.

2020-10-30: Trafaria, 2014 A colourful seafront in Trafaria.

2020-10-30: Trafaria, 2014 Some very nice places to eat in Trafaria.

2020-10-30: Trafaria, 2014 We hatched a plan to live in Trafaria, across the river from Lisbon. It didn’t survive the …

2020-10-29: Regents Park London, 2014 Japanese family enjoying the cherry blossom. Cold early spring day. Minolta Hi-Matic

2020-10-29: Moscow, 2001 One Sunday morning we trudged through virgin snow on the outskirts of Moscow to visit a craft …

2020-10-29: Red Square, Moscow 2001 Olympus OM-2

2020-10-29: Cafe Versailles, Lisbon, July 2020 The first lockdown was lifted and we visited some old haunts. Cafe Versailles is one of the best …

2020-10-29: Cafe Nicola, Rossio Square, Lisbon during first lockdown July 2020 Usually impossible to get a seat on the terrace at this old-fashioned cafe in central Lisbon. During …

2020-10-29: Esposende, Portugal, October 2020 We visited this small town north of Porto on the strength of an article in Monocle. The article …

2020-10-28: Praia Grande, close to the most westerly point of mainland Europe, October 2020

2020-10-28: Mont Blanc, from Lake Geneva, Switzerland, 2019 We were in Geneva on business. Clare took a photo on her phone. It came out dark and gloomy, but …

2020-10-28: Cathedral before the fire, Nantes, France, 2019

2020-10-28: Coffee break, Somewhere in France, 2019

2020-10-28: Saint John of Beverley, my great-great-great-great-grandfather

2020-10-28: Wimereux, la plus belle station du Nord We once owned a weekend apartment in Wimereux. Makes me happy just thinking about it.

2020-10-28: Clare, Kaffee Haus, Lisbon, 2020 Highly recommended if you need a break from Portuguese or bland international cuisine. Authentically …

2020-10-28: Clare, Bangkok, September 2019

2020-10-28: Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, February 2020 Before the pandemic affected the north of England, but with an appropriate sense of foreboding.

2020-10-28: Esposende, October 2020 Nokia 7.2 Snapseed

2020-10-28: Esposende, October 2020 Nokia 7.2 Snapseed

2020-10-28: Clare at Praia Grande, October 2020

2020-10-28: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2020