Monday, 29 August 2016

End of August

I am glad August is almost over. I am always glad when the summer is over (well, it will take one more month). Soon, autumn will be there, bringing new challenges and new experiences. 

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Sailing into the wind

Those last days, I have been looking at sail boats moving forward despite of a strong wind, just being headed into it... And I have been watching at many foreign cars, mostly French and Moroccan, but also British, Belgian, Norwegian and Dutch, that are arriving or leaving. All people who have been or still are here on holidays, human beings with the same needs. I hope our place will remain as it is, multicultural and tolerant.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Summer rhythms and silence

The month of August is always magic: the days become shorter already, you hardly notice it because it is so hot. Last week, I saw the first advertisement for the Christmas lottery jackpot (and I know that in Germany, the first Christmas cookies are also making their apparition in the shops these days)... Summer is here, but it will be gone soon. That is the reason (not the only one) because I love this place: it is nice when summer is here but even nicer when summer has gone. You then can enjoy the sound of the waves on the empty seafront, hike in the mountains again and look for hours at migratory birds.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Enjoying the summer in town

It is too hot (and humid) at the moment, but I enjoyed walking through the centre of Torremolinos (Spain) this evening because of this: