Category Archives: About us

Best Expat Blog Portugal Award

Well that was a nice surprise yesterday – we received an e-mail from MoneyTransferComparison.com letting us know that we had won their award of ‘Best Expat Blog – Portugal’ for 2017! Here’s what they posted about our award: Well how nice is … Continue reading

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Centro de Saúde Healthcare in Portugal

“Ooh I couldn’t live abroad – what about healthcare?!” We have heard that said to us so many times before, and people often quote the need for having private healthcare as a pre-requisite for being able to live here in … Continue reading

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Selling a house in the Algarve

Well we have certainly been busy lately! And we make no apologies for this little post being a shameless bit of self-marketing! It is always hard to know what to do when you want to sell or promote your property … Continue reading

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Cancer Charity Golf Day in June

We would like to share a very special event with you which Dave Sheldrake Photography, together with our friends at Chilli Pepper Productions and other local companies, are proud to be sponsoring this June. The event is organized by Niamh’s … Continue reading

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First Algarve Photography Walk for Dave Sheldrake Photography

For some time now Dave has wanted to organise an informal group to help people to become a better photographer. The idea is not to offer formal teaching, just to create events advertised via a Facebook Group page, where people can … Continue reading

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SisterMAG in the Monchique

If you were in Monchique recently – and saw a film crew, camera crew and a cute little black dog sampling the local culinary delights .. that was probably us entertaining the delightful crew from the German magazine sisterMAG We … Continue reading

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Painting my way around the Algarve

Many of you will know that Alyson is an artist that creates modern and bright acrylic paintings here in the Algarve – and having just completed her latest painting; and been asked lots of times where her inspiration comes from … Continue reading

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