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Ahead of EU Council, Theresa May wrote directly to EU citizens in the UK

From: Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP Part of: Brexit 19 October 2017 As I travel to Brussels today, I know that…

Sport Riding for Disabled in the Algarve

Articles and photos shared by Bev Gibbons, Pinetrees Riding Centre It has been a busy scholastic year of preparation for 51 of the many disabled young people in…

Hobo -Tick Treatment May Have Been a Factor in his Death

Since Hobo´s death, it has come to light that a drug that Hobo was given against parasites, fluralaner, marketed under the trade name Bravecto, may have been…

Mrs Tealby’s Message from the Rainbow Bridge

Today, 14th December 2015,   I passed over the Rainbow Bridge. Everything was a struggle, and not only was I blind, and deaf, but I was in pain…

Bipolar From the Inside Looking Out...My Adventure in Mental Illness

A bipolar condition is a present you get from your parents. It’s not a talking doll or the note in a big gaily-wrapped box saying you CAN…

You Can Drink The Water...Bristol Airport Adventure

Use Bristol Airport in England, it is terrifically convenient if you are headed to southern England. Avoiding Heathrow’s delays and traffic and an endless ride from to…

Springing forward in the Algarve vegetable garden

        It’s Spring in the Algarve, but this year it’s being a bit of a tease. One minute, you get your shorts and sunglasses…

Long combinations and a pile of poo - perfect presents for the gardener.

  It’s easy to buy presents for a gardener and I’m no exception. But when I was asked what kinds of things I'd  like for Christmas, I…

Dear Abandoner

Dear Abandoner: Is the dog in the photo yours? He was following cars…cars with loud sounding engines. But he was still waiting for you and would not…

Overpopulation

The only way to improve the overall situation of abandoned and unwanted cats and dogs in Portugal is with education towards sterilization and animal care, and funding…

Racism?

One thing which people say to me when they meet me is how Portuguese I look.  Even Portuguese people will ask if my parents are Portuguese (that must just…

Security

Last week a  friend asked me if I would go with him to court as he had been called there as a witness and wasn't sure if…

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