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Lions Club de Lagos – supporting a school trip, making kids happy

Article Kindly Shared by Theo de Jager, Acting Press Officer It became known to the Club that the parents of the kids attending the CASLAS school in Lagos, are…

At last the sun shines for the Algarve Senior Bikers

  Article by David Shirley, Algarve Senior Bikers Photos by Michael Jensen and David Ashcroft and David Shirley After the last two events being postponed due to bad…

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

[caption id="attachment_238" align="aligncenter" width="345"] Mrs Tealby[/caption] Today, 14th December 2015,   I passed over the Rainbow Bridge. Everything was a struggle, and not only was I blind, and…

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

        [caption id="attachment_639" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Globe Artichoke from my garden[/caption] It’s Spring in the Algarve, but this year it’s being a bit of a…

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

  [caption id="attachment_625" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Gardening Books are essential presents![/caption] It’s easy to buy presents for a gardener and I’m no exception. But when I was asked…

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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