Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Gizmo & Lucy

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Jon … His adopted Madeiran pets Gizmo & Lucy involved in a bit of a loving rumble.

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A Political Day Of Rest, After A Night Of Unrest

Today’s Diário is almost true to the letter of the ‘law’, which says that on the day before elections there should be no political activity and it should serve as Read more

Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Transat In Funchal

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Tobi … Funchal port with some of the Transat 6,50 boats

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Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Botanical Parrots

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Elaine of O Sol … Taken at the Botanical Gardens, or whatever it’s called now.

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Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Roof Dogs

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Eiryl … roof dogs. They live most of the time on the corrugated roof, clattering around, and leaving little doggy packets for the rain to … Read more

PND Video ‘The Black Car Kids’ & More Politics

(23rd September). The last of the front page headlines that I am covering today, and the story that won’t go away : ‘Guilherme Silva Disrespects Protocol And Principles – He Read more

How well do you know Madeira?

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This one from Martin : “I would like to enter this foto in the ‘where is it category?’ Level 5 of 10. “It was taken during the lunch break on Read more

Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Encumeada Cloud

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Martin (no.2) … The cloud that hangs over the peaks at Encumeada

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“It is difficult to find the right compromise between speed and caution when … Read more

Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Jaime Moniz School

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Tobi … It’s back to school day today, so what better subject than a school photo. This is Jaime Moniz High School, in Funchal. Probably … Read more

How well do you know Madeira?

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This mystery picture, which has a difficulty rating of 9.8 out of 10, is a perfect example of the way public money (both from the Regional Government and the EU) … Read more

Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Ilhas Desertas

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Jon … Ilhas Desertas

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This is quite an interesting article from a visitor here and on Porto Santo for a health holiday. Not that I … Read more

Chit-Chat & Today’s Photo … Stick Insect

TODAY’S PHOTO : Thanks to Jon … A stick insect, stuck to his back door. Must admit I have never seen such a creature here, but I learn something new … Read more

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