Café Concerto.

Café Concerto still closed

Café Concerto nowRather sadly, Café Concerto, one of Funchal’s landmark cafes remains closed. Located in the Municipal Gardens it had possibly one of the best locations in the … Read more

TAP criticised. Airport update.

TAP criticised

The Journal this morning leads with the many Madeirans are angry with the recent performance of national carrier TAP. “The criticisms of TAP have been unanimous among many … Read more

Airport problems as forecast.

Predicted high winds arrive and cause airport problems

Airport problemsAirport problems – high winds: It seems my weather forecasts are becoming remarkably accurate! As first predicted here (by some margin!), problems … Read more

Sailing ships in port.

Sailing ships in Funchal

A couple of noteworthy masted sailing ships were docked in Funchal this afternoon – a rather refreshing change to the huge liners that normally occupy these … Read more

“Outrageous” Ronaldo goal

Ronaldo “Sporting Genius”

Cristiano Ronaldo, Madeira’s most famous product, caused headlines around the football world last night as he produced possibly his finest goal as he and Real Madrid turned … Read more

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