Tag Archives: Charity

The Magic of the Christmas Presépio

There is something magical about the traditional Presépio here in Portugal – and aside from all of the major ones that abound in the towns and cities .. we were astonished and delighted to visit the tiny village of Alferce, near … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming to a market near you!

It’s time for the Christmas markets to begin .. time to dust off the tinsel, unpack the shiny gifts and wonderful home-made crafts and products .. and set up a stall at one of the many fairs that are advertised … Continue reading

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Swopping Plants and Seeds has never been such fun!

The first Plants and Seeds Exchange of the Algarve – 1 Encontro de Troca de Plantas e Sementes do Algarve – took place last Saturday and it was a marvellous event. We had been happy to help in a small … Continue reading

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Triathlon in the Algarve

Last Saturday saw the Luz Triathlon take place and Dave was there to capture it for you; so we thought we would also find out more about the event from the organisers Tom Longhurst and John Hill. The first triathlon … Continue reading

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Santa Swims in the Sea for Charity

Christmas Day 2015 and it was Santa time again in Armação de Pêra with the annual Charity Swim in the Sea – and we were delighted to be there as the ‘Official Photographers’ again this year to capture the event. It’s become … Continue reading

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Charity Sponsorship for 2016

Many of you will remember our post earlier this year about our adoption of a rescue dog called Kat Adopting a Rescue Dog in the Algarve. We are so grateful for the work of so many charities here in the … Continue reading

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Santa has arrived in the Algarve!

The 4º Passeio de Pais Natal or 4th Father Christmas Parade was held yesterday Saturday 5th December in Armação de Pêra, and for us this event heralds the start of the festive season in the Algarve. This is a fabulous … Continue reading

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