I apologise for producing an almost imageless blog but we have been exceptionally busy. It is a joy to experience Autumn in Bulgaria. The days are still sunny and thankfully dry but from 5pm to 9am you feel the cold come creeping around your extremities. The views from the windows are now framed with bare branches… Read More Autumn and the “S” word
This morning it was cold. Terry, in an unprecedented move, both lit the pechka and made a hot drink. It was, I add, 06:00 but I only learned I’d been up 2 hours and it was still only 08:00; when I checked the phone – the horror! There was the first frost of the season gracefully draping… Read More Cold!
We have been trying to get our neighbours Ilia and Grozda, his wife, to join us for a meal to thank Ilia for making us our meat/bread oven. It has so far fallen on deaf ears so it came as a surprise when Ilia marched in last Friday and told us we were going to… Read More Monasteries, reuse and the stairs
We had a planned visit from Keith, a part time resident in the village and his bud Kevin. We heard a shout from the gate and as we were knee deep in dirt and filthy we made a cautious trek to see who was there. It’s hard to miss Keith because he is, as my… Read More K2, a plethora of updates and a house for Dani