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The Safe and Sunny Holiday Seminar

  Article Kindly Shared by David Thomas, Safe Communities Portugal A First in Portugal Safe Communities Portugal is organizing a public seminar in Cascais to create awareness…

Cascais Pub Quiz

Article by Hans Lamers & photographs by Manuela Lamers   The enthusiasm and interaction on the night more than made up for the smaller than usual turnout.…

The King’s Rhinoceros

While researching calçada portuguesa (Portuguese paving), I came across a source that claimed it to have started because of an Indian white rhino named "Ganga". The story…

An unlikely survivor of the great Lisbon earthquake

Summer is slowly returning to Cascais, bringing with it bright clear, almost cloudless days and stunningly intense dark turquoise night skies. Walking my dog Guinness along the…

Congratulations to the new TOFFS Captain

    Report by TOFFS Captain, Paul Guérault   The event of the day was the election of the new Captain of TOFFS for 2018. Adi Hüttl,…

RBCGS - The Sun Always Shines on Golfers

   Report and photos kindly submitted by Brenda Leitao   Captain David Thomas, Denys Stormont, winner Ron Goddard, Paul Guerault, and Eddie Leitao space On a beautiful,…

Season of torrents and torturous glutfulness

Having made a pledge to myself that I would write this blog on a weekly basis, I promptly did what I am wont to do - i.e.…

Too Hot To Handle

There's not been a lot of action in the garden over the past couple of weeks.  We haven't had any proper rain for many many weeks and…

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