Sá stores re-opening obstacle, Praia Formosa, Portuguese arrest Brits for playing bingo

Re-opening of Sá stores may be delayed

The reopening of the nine “Sa” hypermarkets under the management of Continente/Sonae may not happen this summer, contrary to what was expected. The legal procedures approving the reorganization plan for the Jorges Sá company has been on-going for about a month, but an objection by the security ............  ...read more

Boats and planes….., flying boats, IMF considers Troika review of Portugal, World Travel Awards.


Jon Parsons kindly sent in the following photograph taken a couple of days ago from the terrace at Casa Parsons Not the first great photo that Jon has contributed to the blog – and hopefully not the last!

Aquila Airways and flying boats

Coincidentally, Peter Askew sent me some interesting information a while ago on an ............  ...read more

LPG filling station proposal. Cable car closure. Children invade Porto Santo. CR7.

Madeira will have filling station for gas vehicles this year

Madeira will have a filling station for vehicles fuelling on LPG this year. Galp’s request for installation at Madeira Shopping, was submitted in May to the Regional Directorate of Trade, Industry and Energy. The information was released this morning on the floor of the Legislative Assembly ............  ...read more