At 1,800m the clouds are below me and above me on Madeira. I’m a cloud sandwich.
On the slopes is a wizened dead tree with silver bark and twisted branches.
It’s clinging on.
As am I.
The Madeira outtakes On the way to Madeira I sit next to a couple and they chat. I say 'they' chat, when I… read more
Fire and water I'm off on a trip to the far west of Madeira. There's a lighthouse at Ponto do Pargo which sounds… read more
There once was an ugly duck. A very ugly duck. You know the story. There's an ugly duckling which turns into a swan. I don't need to go all Hans… read more
Skum Have you ever looked at a fire extinguisher in Denmark? No? Can I say that I'm not surprised? If you… read more
Madeira birdwatching with Luis Dias There's another birdwatching business on Madeira. It's called Birds and Company. I would give you a link to their website,… read more
Yes! we have no bananas I'm in Calheta in Madeira for the afternoon. Behind the road following the coast is a large garden which appears… read more
Red-Legged Partridge up the mountain I'm standing bathing in the cold orange light of sunset when I spot a largish bird walking towards me. I… read more
To be alive to see this sight is a victory It's beautiful at the top of Pico do Arieiro on Madeira. Apart from the huge air defence radar station, that… read more
“Where the blue of the sea meets the sky”, in Madeira It's a beautiful day in Madeira. I'm heading to Calheta in the south-west of the Island; I'm staying in the… read more