Christmas in a country below the equator is absolutely something I never thought I would experience. Part of me was never sure I wanted to; think about it. All the things associated with the holiday, like snow, blankets and hot chocolate. Unless you're blasting the air conditioning and you've been in it for at least … Continue reading A Very Rio Christmas Mark II.
As I welcome December, I also seem to be welcoming a fair few tropical storms with a dash of blazing sun. The weather hasn't been able to make up its mind this fortnight, with lashing thunderstorms one day and burning heat the next - not to mention the humidity is off the charts. Sleeping is … Continue reading Glimpses of Home, Departures and a Very Rio Christmas Mark I.