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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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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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Madeleine McCann – Freedom of Information Request

This week I received from the UK Home Office a response to a Freedom of Information Request regarding the ongoing cost to the British taxpayer of the search for Madeleine McCann, the child who went missing from Praia da Luz in … Continue reading

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Street Art

I think most of us agree that scrawled “tags” are an eyesore. The product of juvenile half wits with nothing better to do. But now and again I spot a really clever piece of street art, like this one in … Continue reading

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Pirates Battle It Out In The Algarve

The Algarve Pirates got a bit of a bashing on Saturday (8 March) near Alcantarilha in the Western Algarve at the hands of the Maximinos Warriors, who had travelled from Braga in northern Portugal. No, it’s not civil war in … Continue reading

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New Photographs Added

Some new images of Portugal have been added to the photo library: Peace and Light – Redolent of the 1960s Almond Blossom Season – January/February: Distinguished Local Residents: More images here

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Major Crime Wave Sweeps Algarve

Crime Reporter Chip the Duck brings the latest news – 6 February 2014. Reports are being received of multiple burglaries across the Algarve during the course of last night targeting the British expat population. Victims woke this morning to find … Continue reading

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