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Rory did it, so did Westwood and Goosen, and probably all of us – infringe the Rules of Golf unintentionally. The R&A states that there are some 300 hidden Rules in the Decisions on the Rules...

This is the fourth in our series of articles exploring how people near, at or over 80 years of age think and feel about getting older and being old. The first three articles have elicited a great...

The name of my local ten-pin bowling team is the ‘Alvor Red Spurs’, the acronym of which just happens to be the same as that of the Algarve’s regional health service, ARS, and prompted me to bring...

The name of my local ten-pin bowling team is the ‘Alvor Red Spurs’, the acronym of which just happens to be the same as that of the Algarve’s regional health service, ARS, and prompted me to bring...

Ask Afpop
In this new monthly column, afpop, Portugal’s largest foreign residents’ association, aims to answer some of the most frequently-asked questions by members.

Question: Must...

Not a lot of people know that!

Did you know it was Peter Sellers who coined this iconic phrase when doing an impression of Michael Caine supposedly reciting facts from the Guinness Book...

Since January, we have been delighted to see the almond trees, scattered around the Algarvean countryside, in full bloom with their pink or white beautiful blossom.

Almond trees are native...

There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this article in actual newspaper form, you’re a member of that huge demographic phenomenon known as the Baby Boom. Okay, you actually have to be at...

Despite the fact that we live nearby, it has taken me 10 years to make a second visit to Quinta da Arte, near Julião to the north of Tavira.

Unfamiliar with the route, I lost my way and,...

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