windmills ancient and modern

We finally made the trip over to the village of Ally for a walk today, something we've been meaning to do for ages. It's a little village high up on a plateau at over 1000m of altitude, and it's the site of both a modern wind farm (Parc Éolien d'Ally), and number of restored nineteenth century windmills. … Continue reading windmills ancient and modern

sunset, moonrise

A series of clear days mean that we've had some stunning sunsets over the past few evenings, coupled with a very bright waxing moon. We have quite a dense plantation of pines to the west of the house, so our view of the setting sun is limited to glimpses down the road and through the … Continue reading sunset, moonrise