Archive for: November, 2013


The MasMovil pay-as-you-go bundles are a great option if you live in Spain for part of the year only, or if you travel back home frequently, because you only pay for what you use. As a matter of fact, MasMovil is the only operator that allows you to put your number on hold for up […]

The class of Lemongrass!

I AM so pleased to be on board the Canarian Weekly, bringing you regular gardening articles. My interest in gardening was sparked by my Mum, Betty, who started the “Green Hand Gang” while I was in primary school. There was an allotment in the grounds and various parents and their children went along and got […]

Binge boozers may not make it to their 30s!

BINGE-DRINKING among teenagers has led to a “meteoric” rise in alcohol-related deaths, with some not lasting beyond their twenties. Sir Ian Gilmore, Britain’s leading authority on liver disease, says too many children are getting drunk on a regular basis. and some of them will die in their twenties as a result. The professor, who is […]

G… is for Glamour

IF it’s full-on glamour you want this party season, there’s nothing more stunning than having your hair put up. There’s always a way of putting up even mid-length hair by adding in real hair pieces, which really sets off your party dress. So don’t just go along to the big event with your usual blow-dry […]

Playing the trendy game off the pitch

OVER the years, we have seen through the media the domination of sport stars and, in particular, footballers and their impact on modern lifestyles. A celebrity culture is now firmly rooted in the Premier League, whether it be Posh and Becks, or Cheryl and Ashley Cole (no longer together, of course), they made football fashionable. […]

Babies can carry Alzheimer’s gene

TODDLERS with a genetic risk from Alzheimer’s have brains that develop differently. Infants who carry a gene associated with increased risk of the condition tend to have differences in brain development compared with others without the gene. The gene variant is called APOE-E4 – a known risk-factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s – and researchers who have […]

Granadilla’s Tapas Route

As the nights start to draw in, attention turns towards the end of year celebrations and festivities. And in Granadilla this means it’s tapas time! The annual ‘Sensations’ Tapas Route in Granadilla is underway until the middle of December. This popular gastronomic event provides a variety of wonderful foods, with a culinary diversity. In short […]

It’s Wine Time!

Tonight (Friday) all serious wine lovers should head for Icod de las Vinos. The El Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen (CRDO) invites everyone to sample the regions finest vintages. The ‘Great Feast of Wines of Tenerife’ starts at 7pm in downtown Icod at  St. Augustine street. The event has live entertainment through to […]

New Yaris has a sportier look

TOYOTA’S new version of the Yaris is a smart, practical supermini with a spacious interior every bit as good as its rivals. It has a sportier design than before and is reasonably efficient fuelwise, the Hybrid returning an impressive 80mpg. The Yaris is available with three or five doors, and in four trim levels. Entry-level […]

Skoda hatch a Rapid surprise

ACCORDING to Skoda, their 2014 Rapid Spaceback is the company’s first genuine hatchback. This will certainly come as a surprise to those happy drivers who own a Fabia or Octavia. But what Skoda actually mean is that this model is the company’s first direct rival to the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra – the kind […]

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