Paul – all appears OK now?… Read more
From the Telegraph Web Site this Morning:
Monetary contraction in Portugal has intensified at an alarming pace and is mimicking the pattern seen in Greece before its economy spiralled out … Read more
European dailies fear loss of readers with paywalls
Europe’s troubled newspaper industry is keeping a close eye on the outcome of experiments by English language sites to charge for … Read more
Madeira, iDiário de viagem
Pedro Cunha’s rediscovery of the wonders of Madeira. 31 photos captured on his iPhone.
Portugal’s Publico newspaper: http://fugas.publico.pt/Fotogaleria/283769_madeira-idiario-de-viagem/Foto/1
Jet Ski Grand Prix 2011
Photos of … Read more
Facebook – End the Funchal landfill, return the beach
Photograph shows that the landfill is being washed into the sea. The marine life, diving and snorkeling in Garajau Partial Nature … Read more
João Rodrigues attempts open ocean crossing in Madeira
João Rodrigues will try an open ocean crossing between the Madeira Island and the Selvagem Grande Island. The Portuguese windsurfer has always … Read more
Best Photos of Madeira Island.
A photo show on the flickr site.
Transport from other times – collection of old photos.
The Madeira Quase Esquecida page on Facebook’s … Read more
Top Casino Hotels of the World
7. Hotel Pestana Casino Park (Madeira, Portugal)
The Hotel Pestana Casino Park is located in Funchal, Madeira, on a cliff overlooking the bay. … Read more
The Greatest Selection of Outdoor Activities in Madeira – in water, on land, in the sky
—video from Lokoloko.
900 celebrated the Day of Motorcyclists
The National Day of … Read more
VI EncanTunas – Festival de Tunas Femininas da Madeira, 13th and 14th May
The Four Seasons is the theme of this event organised by Tuna D’Elas, Tuna Feminina da Universidade … Read more
Update of Paul’s blog on March 24th
«The Mannerism and the Baroque Styles»
The Department of Cultural Affairs yearly opens an exhibition celebrating the World Heritage Day. The Direction of … Read more
Thanks again to Elaine
Yellow-crowned Night Heron – 1st for Madeira, 2nd for Western Palearctic
It seems that this Heron has been around Funchal marina since the beginning … Read more
Thanks to Elaine
Following items are from yesterday’s Diário de Notícias
Price of meat will increase
António Nóbrega guarantees that changes in the purchasing power in Brazil, and the increasing … Read more
Translated from today’s J. Madeira unless otherwise stated.
More snow news
The front page of today’s Diario Cidade shows a snow covered car bonnet being used to cool poncha rather … Read more
REMAINS OF WOMAN FOUND AFTER EIGHT YEARS
The skeleton of a woman reported missing eight years ago were found about 80 yards from the road linking the Encumeada Bica da … Read more
On-line Petition against further Landfill in Funchal
Hot from the press, at 1445 there have been 698 signatures in an on-line petition run by Diário de Notícias da Madeira which … Read more
Fire Destroys Beach Bar – Formosa Beach
A fire thought to be caused by an electrical overload destroyed the subject beach bar yesterday afternoon. The fire started in an office … Read more
Large Rock falls scare Calheta
The landslide from the hillside overlooking the promenade of Calheta touched part of the recreation port yesterday morning, causing havoc on the road and effected … Read more
Just to get back into the swing of things here are a couple of things that might be interesting to residents and visitors alike.
15th International Gymnastics Tournament of … Read more
News roundup 11/01/2011 – 14/01/2011
Although more passengers passed through the Port of Funchal last year, there were 108,687 fewer (- 4.8%) through Madeira Airport (annual total 2,239,353). In December, … Read more