Author Archives: Alyson and Dave Sheldrake

Learning Portuguese Online

Learning European Portuguese was never going to be easy. In this blog post, Alyson shares some of the online resources she has found useful Continue reading

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Ferragudo is in the news

Today, the 21st August 2020, is the day that Ferragudo celebrates its 500th birthday. This is a remarkable anniversary of the day that the village was founded in 1520, instituted by Queen Dona Leonor. “500 years is a remarkable longevity, … Continue reading

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The Algarve, Covid and the Air-Corridor

The beaches are almost empty, the sand is soft underfoot and the sky is a brilliant blue. A gentle breeze stirs the air as we walk along, enjoying the long stretch of sandy beach ahead of us, as the waves … Continue reading

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Good Morning Expats Portugal

It’s always nice for us here at Algarve Blog when we can recommend new links and sites for you to enjoy. Today we are happy to introduce you to two links that we personally think are great. The first is … Continue reading

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Living the Dream – Top 100 Covers!

If you have a minute I’d love it if you could vote for my book! It has made it to the Top 100 book covers in the Allauthor Cover of the Month Competition … and with your vote, it could … Continue reading

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Living the Dream – vote now!

Cover of the Month Living the Dream: in the Algarve, Portugal Hey Everyone, I’m excited to tell you that my book has been nominated for the “Cover of the Month” contest on AllAuthor.com. I would be so thrilled if you … Continue reading

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Martin’s Culinary School Carvoeiro

Peter and Susanna from Togofor-Homes real estate agency, recently ‘dared’ to take part in a cookery course from Martin’s Culinary Art School & Restaurant. Continue reading

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Living the Dream – The Book

Living the Dream – in the Algarve, Portugal. New book just released by Alyson Sheldrake. Available in paperback, Large Print Edition, and eBook version on Amazon. Continue reading

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Coronavirus Covid – 19 in the Algarve

We have had lots of people contact us (thank you!) asking if we are ok … we are fine, we have chosen to self-isolate and look after each other (and Kat the dog) for the next couple of weeks and … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

Well we have been busy! Moving house is not for the faint-hearted out here – but we are delighted with our move to the beautiful, unspoilt and peaceful west coast … and with beaches like this on our doorstep .. … Continue reading

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