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I am a UK visitor to the Algarve from Otley, a small market town near Leeds, about the same size as Almancil. On market days in Otley, car parks near the market square fill...

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Maybe something to pay attention to: the cycling contest of Friday, February 16 led to the closure of many roads in the region, including the ones around Carvoeiro.

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Love is a powerful emotion which comes in various forms. There is the love we have for family, for pets or of something (like chocolate!) and there is passionate love.

The ancient Greeks...

“In Europe, the presence of olive trees defines the Mediterranean region,” writes Richard Mabey in his book The Cabaret of Plants (2015). He describes how the olive vegetation and especially the...

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The nature area problem in Lagoa is very easy to solve. Why is the Câmara looking for a complex solution?

1) Any good landscape architect with environmental experience...

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The dreaded thing has happened, my dog has been poisoned. After two days on a drip, I have brought her home.

My vet shrugs his shoulders when I ask how this has happened...

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I see from my latest EDP invoice that 72% of Portugal’s electricity now comes from renewable sources. Furthermore, I have read that figure could rise to nearly 90% if the...

Poles apart

It has been a funny old month for pole-dancing in London! Peter Stringfellow, owner of the ubiquitous club in his name near Covent Garden and various other establishments,...

It’s been a couple of weeks now since we all resolutely decided to set some newish goals for the New Year of 2018. So how’s that going? My favourite conundrum is resolving not to make any...

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