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My trip to Kabul in Afghanistan was nearly two months ago now. And the experience was all of three days, but managed to change my life’s perspective completely. Now, while driving each morning in the quiet of Glen Lyon I remember the chaos of the roads that I witnessed in that war-torn...

 
15 September 2012

During the night of 1 September the contributor of these regular pieces died at his home in Sao Bras in the Highlands of the Algarve.  Brian Hilliard had been an Inspector with the Metropolitan police and was a former editor of the Police Review.   A regular visitor to Highland...

 

There have been a lot of police about this week, possibly because of a number of local burglaries. When I say police, I mean the GNR (Guarda Nacional Republica) the force that covers all the countryside and most small towns.

When I first came to Sao Bras, there were...

 

The description of Aberfeldy’s main street in Comment could be that of the road through Almancil, a small town some miles from where I live. I’ve been avoiding it for months as all roads in and out have been narrowed to allow new water mains to be laid.. Just as they had completed...

 
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