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About chiptheduck

Ambling through life in an uncoordinated fashion.

Lagos Street Art 2017 – Part 2

If you live in the Algarve region of Portugal you may have come across the street art in and around Lagos, or seen articles and images in the Tomorrow Algarve magazine. The huge mural by Mister Thoms featured in my … Continue reading

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Lagos Street Art – 2017

Followers of my occasional blog will know that I have an interest in street art, particularly around Lagos (in Portugal, not the Nigerian one). In conjunction with the local council, LAC (Lagos’ arts laboratory) invites artists from around Europe to … Continue reading

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Odiáxere Carnival 2017

Two years ago we went to the Carnival Parade at the small village of Odiáxere near Lagos in South West Portugal. It was so good that we went again this year and took a few photos of the locals of … Continue reading

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Six Nations Rugby – Anyone Understand It?

Certainly not the players! I confess to being a “football man”. This largely stems from the fact that I was the 2nd smallest kid in my school year and consequently not great rugby material. My only venture on to a … Continue reading

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Ecco Shoes Rip-Off Continues

Followers of this blog may recall my post 2 years ago concerning quality problems with expensive shoes made by Danish manufacturer Ecco. Unfortunately I bought 4 pairs of premium priced shoes before I realised that the soles fall apart if … Continue reading

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Two Year Brexit – You’re having a laugh!

The EU will need at least 10 years to agree a trade deal with the UK – forget 2 years after Article 50. The EU’s deal with Canada took 7 years, and then only after they ran roughshod over Belgium’s … Continue reading

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Street Artists go Stir Crazy

Once again the street artists have brightened walls in Lagos, Portugal. And they didn’t just stir the paint, they painted the town jail – like this… Laboratório de Actividades Criativas (LAC), an arts organisation part financed by the Portuguese government, … Continue reading

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