Luck helps those who are patient – and know their camera
Both these pictures were shot with a 35mm lens on my Fujifilm XT-1 mirrorless camera, which I sometimes prefer as it's a lot less bulky than my traditional pro-DSLRs.
Meeting the man who 'is' an island
The tiny island of Asinara, off north-west Sardinia, has only one official resident.
Can a return to tradition revive Sardinia’s fortunes?
Franco Maritato, from Sardinia, is in his late 30s. I meet him in his shop, called Caratzas, where he carves and sells Merdules, the traditional carnival masks from Ottana.
Sardinia's secret recipe for living longer
Pietro Lilliu waits outside his house in Ussaramanna, in the center of the Marmilla, and welcomes me with a strong handshake. We go for a drive on a dirt track up a hillside to have a look at his vineyards.
The hermit of Moon Valley
Sardinia has this wild side that seems to inspire a certain kind of person. I find one such living in a small hut in Valle della Luna (Moon Valley), near Capo Testa.
Ruggedly beautiful, with a deeper, darker secret
Hello Sardinia, the Italian Mediterranean island so different from the motherland that it supports a vocal independence movement. A reputation for sunny beaches brings summer visitors who often fail to discover the year-round charms of a ruggedly beautiful interior that also holds a deeper, darker secret.