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I have always enjoyed words.

Not in a ‘nerdy’ way – I am not a particular fan of Scrabble, nor did I spend my lunchtimes at school engrossed in dusty volumes of the Encyclopaedia...

Two adventure tour companies are showcasing the best the Algarve has to offer

If you would love to get to know a different side of the Algarve, then an adventure tour is probably the best...

Pedal power

People are always looking for new ways of getting around the increasingly congested streets of London. Rickshaws are a common site and are increasingly becoming festooned with...

September sees the culmination of four months planning my wedding!

Steve Martin in the film “Father of the Bride” said: “I used to think a wedding was a simple affair. Boy and girl meet...

COMMENT

In introducing the so-called Great Repeal Bill in the House of Commons last week, the UK’s chief negotiator in Brussels, David Davies, said the intention of the bill was to ensure “...

My first holiday in Portugal was in 1964, three years before I moved here permanently, and it was for one short but blissful week. I arrived and left the Algarve by train, then caught the plane...

One could be forgiven for thinking that these pictures were taken in a third world country, but no, this is Praia da Marinha, proudly claimed by Lagoa Câmara to be one of the top 100 best beaches...

Your pal Pat has been travelling this summer, mainly to get away from the heat that is baking the Algarve. Ironically, one of the places I’ve visited for an extended stay is Panama. One might...

Battle at Waterloo

Waterloo station is the busiest station in London and the UK. Network Rail chose the holiday month of August to close many incoming lines whilst they upgrade and extend...

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