Tag Archives: Ferragudo

Flea Market in Ferragudo

We have to admit that we’re not exactly big fans of the monthly flea markets that pop up across the Algarve – our local one in Ferragudo comes round with amazing regularity on the second Sunday of each month – … Continue reading

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Easter Fair in Ferragudo

Easter in the Algarve is often a gentle affair – and the first Easter fair to be held in Ferragudo reflects this – it’s full of homemade goods and crafts and pretty gifts. The ‘Mercadinho de Páscoa’ can be found … Continue reading

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Storm Surge hits the Algarve

Monday was quite a scary day – with the bad weather which was affecting parts of the UK also hitting the west coast of Portugal. The initial weather warning was a red alert for the western side of Portugal from … Continue reading

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2012 in words and pictures

Well – where did 2012 disappear to? It seems to have gone so quickly! It seems an opportune time to sit down and have a quick review of 2012 – with a little help from WordPress too! So I thought … Continue reading

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My Algarve Insider tips for photographing the Algarve

It seemed like the perfect challenge! In conjunction with Easyjet Holidays write a guide to the Algarve. With our blossoming art and photography business there seemed to be only one obvious choice for a theme – write a ‘camera guide’ … Continue reading

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J is for José

“Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one” José – or for his full name – José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix – ‘the Special One’ has to be one of the … Continue reading

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Feliz Natal!

To all my readers – new and old – across the world – thank you for your support and friendship. Here is my Christmas card to you all – just click on the image below – we have decided to … Continue reading

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The 7 day holiday guide to the Algarve

“A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours” John B. Priestly. We have had friends and family staying with us in recent weeks, and it is a time of exploring the area … Continue reading

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Discovering Ferragudo

“The sun does not forget a village just because it is small” African Proverb Ferragudo is reputedly the most photographed village on the Algarve – I’m not sure if that is true – although we have taken more than our … 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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