Category Archives: Art

Charity Christmas Cards

An unashamed plug here! They’re here! I am very proud to share these Christmas Cards with you – they are all printed and ready for you to purchase … and all the profits go straight to the SOS Algarve Animals … Continue reading

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Faro Old Town

We have previously blogged about the delights of Faro, with its many churches, museums, monuments and shops – which you can read about here – Don’t rush away from Faro This time, after dropping off a friend at the airport, … Continue reading

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The invitations are piling up – it must be Christmas!

It has been a busy time at Sheldrake Towers, and the mantelpiece has been full of shiny invitations to events. It might be a quiet time of year for tourism here on the Algarve, but there are still a lot … Continue reading

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Afternoon at the Museum

“I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral” John Burroughs Well I’m not normally a big fan of museums, they always seem to conjure up pictures of dark and dingy buildings … Continue reading

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Tiles, ice tea and toilet rolls

“The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl” Dave Barry Well we’ve been busy doing DIY again this week – nearly there now… phew! One of the last jobs has been to tile the new … Continue reading

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