One of the oldest events in the Portuguese national racing calendar, the 39th ABIMOTA/Altice Grand Prix cycle race set off from Lisbon on 13 June. Over five days, the Grand Prix took cyclists all over Portugal. After leaving Lisbon, the 14 June saw the professional and sub-23 national teams depart from Coruche on a trip thatContinue reading “39th Grande Prémio Abimota 17 Junho 2018”
OK, I admit, I can’t say this is technically a good photograph, but it was awesome to see how close the moon and Jupiter were last night. On a ‘zoomed’ frame you could actually see three of Jupiter’s largest moons, but the exposure was so long they were just streaks. Fabulous, though.
We had a great time this last weekend, joining paintballers in ‘battle’. The weekend was organised by the former workplace of our cousin and everyone had a great time. The ‘battlefield’ was a three-storey derelict discotheque, the Lua Pub and Discoteca, which is now just a shell but must have been a fabulous place inContinue reading “Into battle with the paintball warriors”
…. and the flowers are starting to bloom. In the fields behind the house bees and other insects can be found foraging in the spring warmth.
Today, 22 April 2017, is the tenth annual Record Store Day, a day intended ‘to come together and celebrate the unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities.’ It started in the US, but is now celebrated worldwide. Sadly I’m about 16km away from myContinue reading “Record Store Day 2017”
A Prova de Abertura Região de Aveiro passing through Carris, Oiá this morning: [FAG id=1836]
I think this was the Volta à Bairrada passing through Carris … [FAG id=2058]