Blog Review Time?

TODAYS PHOTO : these two dogs live on top of a two story house roof, as you can see. They are always there, night and day, have nowhere else to Read more

Porto Santo Island Carnival news etc.

Good morning from Porto Santo,

we are currently in full swing carnival season here, with a schedule and events much like those on Madeira Island. However last night was a … Read more

Crime Phenomenon, Carnival Pics, other snippets

The big story in yesterdays Diário is about how the increase in petty crime is affecting the citizens of Madeira. In a huge piece, it details about how the difference … Read more

Residents Travel Discount, Carnival (of course), CaboTV reminder

At the end of last year, the European Commission approved changes to the residents travel discount scheme for air travel between mainland Portugal and Madeira.

The scheme, originally approved by … Read more

Carnival Parade Pictures, Funchal, 2nd February 2008

Just to say the pictures from last nights carnival in Funchal are here and ready to view

Also childrens carnival in Ribeira Brava pictures

I will be back … Read more

Beer Talk!, new Madeira Airline FlyMI, Jardim's Future.

Todays Photo: Children’s Carnival yesterday – These young mermaids and King Neptune are making a protest about sea pollution

It’s been going round for months now that the President of … Read more

New beer! Weekend Footie & Ronaldo, Lightbulb tax

Not much of interest in yesterdays newspaper, in fact apart from a story about the danger of rock falls near to road tunnels around Lugar de Baixo, Ponta do Sol … Read more

The blog is back ….

After 9 days of blog chaos, we are finally back on line. All the temporary blogletts have been transferred over (some with some noticable presentation problems), but nether-the-less ’tis now done.… Read more

Bizarre (but true) Madeira Crime Stories, 2008 Council Tax

Blog for Tuesday 29th January, 2008

Source : Diário de Notícias 29/1/2008

Leading story in the ‘Madeira’ section, is about a female police officer who had been assigned to traffic … Read more

Taxi Meters, Beer Rip-off, Drugs bust

Blog for Monday 28th January, 2008 

Source : Diário de Notícias 28/1/2008

To the delight of some for sure, it seems that from next month all the rural taxis … Read more

Hiper Sã In Câmara de Lobos? Condominium Woes

Blog for Sunday 27th January, 2008

Source : Diário de Notícias 27/1/2008

The Hiper Sã supermarket chain is looking for new land to build yet another superstore. This time they … Read more

Oh rats!, Corruption, New Flight from Dublin, Ireland

Blog for Saturday 26th January, 2008

Source : Diário de Notícias 26/1/2008

The government has earmarked the grand sum of €1.6 million to tackle the problem of a rat infestation … Read more

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