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Spring has sprung at the Silves Garden Fair

Has it really been a whole year since we visited last year’s ‘Spring Garden Fair’ at Silves? We already had Saturday 4th March written in the diary for this year’s event, but we have to say we were greeted with … 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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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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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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Spring Garden Fair in Silves

The Mediterranean Gardening Association’s ‘Spring Garden Fair’ was held on Saturday 5th March and we went along to see what it was all about! The event was held at the very pretty and idyllic Quinta da Figueirinha on the edge of … Continue reading

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Our Secret sítio das fontes

There are lots of hidden little walks and places in the Algarve that are hard to find and are often little hidden gems … we even hesitated about sharing this one with you as the sítio das fontes near Estombar, … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers in the Waste Ground

Having a dog means that I am up bright and early every morning to walk her. We are very lucky to have many lovely walks around where we live, we usually walk down to the village and then along the … Continue reading

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