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!! HELPIT !! – SoBig.F

It would appear that a variant of the SoBig computer virus which first hit our screens in August 2003 is back to haunt us once again.

Online reports put this...

The November 2013 Night Sky

Welcome to the November night sky. We only have two bright planets easily visible in the evening night sky.

The first is Venus still low on the western horizon as darkness falls. This...

How to avoid holiday villa letting scams

Imagine having saved hard throughout the year for your Algarve holiday only to arrive at the destination to find the villa you rented does not exist.

This is what happened...

To many people crime prevention is about securing your home by installing alarms, gates and window bars. Although still important, there is now a more sinister type of crime threat where the...

Computer Utopia: the myth

Hardware - definition supplied by Wikipedia reads: “...the machines wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system.”
Software - definition supplied by...

One story of chocolate, another of Portugal

Last month, I wrote about my trip to the UK and the start of my exploration of sugar, chocolate and the links to Portugal. It all started with reading Beatrice, a book about the Quaker, Beatrice...

Celebrating the seasons

Recently having divided 11 days in England between Somerset and the North where the trees were just beginning to change colour and farmers still cutting silage, it was neither summer nor autumn...

The history of Portuguese music

Luís Conceição, the vice-president of the Academia de Música in Tavira, has kindly agreed to make a presentation to members of the Algarve History Association (AHA) on Monday November 18 from 5pm...

An original and biological method to control the proliferation of the pine processionary caterpillar is under development in the Albufeira municipality and involves the...

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