It has been cloudy and wet for the last week. What a pleasure this morning to be able to eat breakfast outside. The sky was clear and the Atlantic Ocean is Azure blue. It was hot but we sat in the shade under a sun umbrella, tilted in order to be able see the fishing boats, chugging along to take up their positions in the beautiful Bay of Light (Praia da Luz. Alas it was not to continue. As I write it is now lunchtime and a mist has come in from the sea and visibility is only a few yards.