: Capela do Paço da Bemposta

: Capela do Paço da Bemposta

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: Journey’s End

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Trilho da Ribeira das Vinhas, Cascais [Lumix GX9, Snapseed]

: Oeiras, Portugal

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Lisboa, 2024

: Parede, February 2024

: Parede, Portugal - January 2024

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: Parede, Portugal iPhone SE edited in Snapseed

: Parede, Portugal iPhone SE edited in Snapseed

: Tiled wall of a private house in Faro by twentieth century “originalist” Manuel Gomes da Costa. …

: Agave, apparently. All around. I’m terrified they might wake up one dark damp night.

: Faded modernism in Parede

: Three leaf clover

: Today’s view of the sea

: New museum in Parede

: New museum under refurbishment in Parede

: Parque Morais, Parede

: Parede

: Saint Sebastian says hi!

: Catering & Eugenia

: Igreja de Sāo Juliāo, Setúbal

: Estoril

: Bay of Cascais

: Watching the volleyball in Cascais

: Watching the volleyball in Cascais

: Parede

: The Atlantic Ocean, from Parede

: Parede

: Parede

: Eduardo das Conquilhas, Parede

: Parede beach

: Parede beach, mid-October 2023

: Adamastor café, Parede

: Parede beach

: Villas del Mar

: Parede

: Parede

: Parede

: Parede

: Parede, Portugal - iPhone SE

: Parede, Portugal - iPhone SE

: Miradouro de Santa Luzia, Parede

: I took this snap of the Bay of Cascais. I used my ancient Minolta Rokkor 40mm lens (from my Minolta …

: Arcade, Faro

: Toy train in Faro

: Quinta Real de Caxias

: Quinta Real de Caxias

: Quinta Real de Caxias

: Parede, beyond is the Bay of Cascais

: Modernist block falling into disrepair, Caxias, Portugal

: Harvest moon, September 2023

: Streets of Lisbon, Portugal 2023

: Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais

: Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais

: Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais

: Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais

: Mallorca, 1980s

: Oeiras Marina

: Oeiras Marina

: Oeiras Pool

: Oeiras Marina

: Santo Amaro

: Searching for a digital colour aesthetic that corresponds with my mind’s eye. This is a highly …

: Cascais, 2023

: Parede beach, summer 2023

: Parede, Portugal

: Garden in Parede

: Igreja da Memória, Belém

: Blue moon sinking over the Bay of Cascais on the last day of August 2023

: Monument in Parede to the pioneers of powered flight who made the journey from Lisbon to Rio de …

: Chalet Mariana Costa, Parede

: Japanese shrine, Tokyo 2000

: Japanese shrine, Tokyo 2000

: Japanese shrine, Tokyo 2000

: I know of only two craft beer places on the Oeiras/Cascais estuary. This one in the marina at Oeiras …

: New moon over the Bay of Cascais

: Parede

: Modernism in Parede

: Mural by Notart, Parede

: Brutalism, Parede

: Brutalism, Parede

: Serious photographer snapping paddle-boarders

: Very low tide, Parede

: Old folks’ home, Parede

: Best modernist house in Parede

: SMUP (Music Society) - Parede

: Mural, Parede

: Bay of Cascais from Parede

: The cat had a bath today. He’s clean, but exhausted.

: Estoril, 2023

: Highly recommend this white wine from Portugal.

: Lady remonstrating with entitled idiot in black car blocking road.

: Tree stump in the park at Estoril, close to James Bond’s favourite hotel in Portugal.

: Not everyone is looking forward to the Pope disrupting our lives in Portugal next week.

: Rocking the black sock look, Lisbon

: Moonrise over Saldanha, Lisboa

: Grown-up ladies dressed in pink, having lunch together before going to see the Barbie movie.

: Chamite de Perola, Avenidas Novas Lisbon

: Faro, Portugal

: Faro, Portugal

: Near Sāo Bento, Lisbon

: Rua Vale, Lisbon

: Hospital de Jesus, Lisbon

: Weird building on Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon

: Avenida da Liberdade

: Lisbon from Paço d’Arcos

: Paço d’Arcos, Trafaria on the other side of the estuary

: Faro, shrouded by smoke from Canadian forest fires.

: The marina at Faro

: Probably the best bourgeois restaurant in Lisbon

: Bay of Cascais

: Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisboa

: Esta fonte mandou fazer o povo deste lugar com licença do senado era de 1736. This public font was …

: Parque Municipal de Oeiras

: Palace Marques de Pombal (Palácio do Marquês de Pombal)

: Palace Marques de Pombal (Palácio do Marquês de Pombal)

: Palace Marques de Pombal (Palácio do Marquês de Pombal)

: Villa in Parede, Portugal

: Clare

: Seventieth birthday official portrait.

: Work has started on the rehabilitation of this historic military site in Parede. There are now two …

: Historic military site in Parede

: War memorial, Oeiras

: The view from Salazar’s office in a fort on the Bay of Cascais.

: Giant Asparagus, Cascais

: The Bay of Cascais

: I miss Génève, but Paço d’Arcos has its own ‘jet d’eau’.

: Paço d’Arcos

: Marques Pombal, Oeiras

: Mysterious lady, Oeiras

: Pelourinho, Oeiras

: From an exhibition at MNAC in Lisbon. Work by Portuguese artist Veloso Salgado, “de Lisboa a …

: Marques de Pombal

: Cascais, February 2023

: Oeiras in February sunshine.

: Arco da Vila, Faro, Portugal Amazing sculptural quality to the arch, incorporating the earlier mediaeval city gate.

: Faro, Portugal

: Faro. January 2023 beautiful, but so cold.

: Faro - so cold this January 2023.

: Cascais trail, just a few hundred yards from the municipal market.

: Babbling brook, Cascais. January 2023

: Winter lambs, Cascais.

: Cascais, Portugal Our house not quite visible in top left-hand corner.

: Cascais, Portugal

: Freguesia de Alcobaça

: Alcobaça, 2022

: Even the rear of the monastery is impressive.

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Alcobaça. Perfect spot for leisurely reflection.

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

: Junta de Freguesia de Alcobaça

: Mosteiro Alcobaça

: Villas del Mar

: Villas del Mar, Parede

: Villas del Mar, Parede

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça at dawn, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

: Mosteiro de Alcobaça, 2022

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

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

: Porto, February 2022

: Porto, February 2022

: Alcobaça, January 2022

: Alcobaça, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: In and around Parede, January 2022

: Lisbon, January 2022

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

: Rossio Railway Station, Lisbon, January 2022

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

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

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

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Avenidas Novas, Lisboa, December 2021

: Praia das Maçãs, October 2021

: Praia das Maçãs, October 2021

: Praia Pequena, October 2021

: Praia Pequena, October 2021

: Praia Grande, October 2021

: Praia Grande, October 2021

: Praia Grande, October 2021

: Praia Grande, October 2021

: Praia Grande, October 2021

: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2021

: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2021

: Atlantic coast in the north of Portugal, 2021

: Casa Belo Horizonte, Praia Nova, Aveiro, October 2021

: Lagoon, Aveiro, October 2021

: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

: Praia da Barra, Aveiro, October 2021

: Costa Nova, Aveiro, October 2021

: Dew on the car, Aveiro, 2021

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

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

: Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

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

: Lac Léman, Geneva, October 2021

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

: 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.

: Parede, 2021 Note the tiny blackbird, enjoying the sunset.

: Parede, 2021

: Parede, 2021

: Parede, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, 2021

: Parede, 2021

: Parede, 2021

: Parede, 2021

: Catherine of Braganza, Lisbon 2021

: Ponte Vasco da Gama, Lisbon 2021

: Gil, Expo ‘98 Mascot, Lisbon 2021

: River Tagus, Lisbon 2021

: Parque das Naçoes, Lisbon 2021

: At Adamastor, Parede August 2021

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

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: Palacio Marques Pombal, Oeiras 2021

: Lunch in the square, no cars. Oeiras, 2021.

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

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: Connecting a cartridge the right way.

: Doors, Vila Nova da Milfontes, 2017 Milfontes

: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

: Parede, 2017 Detail from house in Parede

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

: Sao Pedro do Sintra, 2015

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

: Wimereux, 2014 Sunset. Again.

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

: Trafaria, 2014 A colourful seafront in Trafaria.

: Trafaria, 2014 Some very nice places to eat in Trafaria.

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

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

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

: Red Square, Moscow 2001 Olympus OM-2

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

: 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 …

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

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

: 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 …

: Cathedral before the fire, Nantes, France, 2019

: Coffee break, Somewhere in France, 2019

: Saint John of Beverley, my great-great-great-great-grandfather

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

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

: Clare, Bangkok, September 2019

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

: Esposende, October 2020 Nokia 7.2 Snapseed

: Esposende, October 2020 Nokia 7.2 Snapseed

: Clare at Praia Grande, October 2020

: Hotel Arribas, Praia Grande, October 2020