Keep flying

Last week my friends wrote me that there was an offer to work at a festival, they were looking for people who would be in charge of entertaining people. I was free on those days, so I was like why don’t I try. Some people got a role of dancers and animators, some blew soap … More Keep flying

Tudo bem?

I visited mainland once again last week, to attend a midterm training. It was nice to see already familiar faces and meet new ones. The training was super short (only for 3 days) but super intensive. So many things happened during the week, that I felt like I left for a month. The weather was … More Tudo bem?

Well done Izabela!

My faithful readers should remember Izabela, my one of two partners in crime. She finished her EVS and left the island in February. She was working with kids and made a theatre play, unfortunately, it didn’t take place while she was here, but last week. The play was about Madeiran nature and Laurissilva forest, it … More Well done Izabela!

Beware of Glass Dust

Today we moved our work to another level, after collecting and washing glass bottles ,we actually started to cut them.The process is simple, but one should be really careful while doing it. It’s recommended to wear gloves and protective glasses. it requires a lot of patience, that’s why sometimes you end up with breaking bottle or damaging it so much, that … More Beware of Glass Dust

When I grow up, I will be a…

After face painting activity, which Erykah already wrote about, local policemen made a Police Dog Performance with well–trained german shepherds. The show was really impressive and delightful. At least they managed to attract kids, so they forgot about face painting and we could chill out, everybody was happy. The shot I took during the performance. This policeman … More When I grow up, I will be a…

From Machico with love

Apart from my EVS project objective, which is raising awareness of recycling, reusing and best ecological practices, it also aims to develop social and personal skills of children, youth and adults based on the principles of non-formal education. Once in a while, I as a volunteer help my hosting Organization with their local activities. One … More From Machico with love