Archive for: January, 2014

Ace deal for Liberty Seguros

LIBERTY Seguros has been elected by Spanish group AEGG) (Association of Directors and Managers of Clubs and Golf Courses) as the preferred insurer for golf insurances. The agreement ensures that all AEGG members are entitled to the best benefits when taking out Liberty Seguros golf insurance. It was signed by AEGG Manager Manuel Lozano Pose […]

Daisies, daisies everywhere!

THE daisy (asteraceae) family includes some 30-40 different flowers, and in Tenerife there are loads of different daisies popping up everywhere. The most common-sighted one here in the Canaries, I would say, is the Marguerite Daisy (Argyranthemum gracile). This particular daisy, named by the RHS as “Chelsea Girl”, is native to the Canaries. At this […]

Thongs for the memory

WE are now entering what is known as the awards’ season and last weekend at the Grammys, one outfit and performance caused a lot of controversy. I am talking about Beyoncé and the opening act of the ceremony with her husband Jay Z. It was deemed unsuitable viewing for 8pm, and she was criticised for […]

Try a different point of view…

YOUR hair talks about you – and even when you haven’t bothered to do it, it’s saying things about you personally. Hair isn’t a garment you can just take off if it doesn’t look good; it’s not something you can disguise very well if you don’t do something with it. After teeth and eyes, hair […]

Sunshine could be life-saver

PEOPLE could slash their risk of heart attacks and stroke by enjoying more sunlight. Scientists have found that regular time spent in sunshine, soaking up doses of UVA (ultra-violet light), helps reduce blood pressure, which is a key trigger for both killer diseases. And they believe the benefits of sunlight exposure outweigh the risks of […]

Scientists condemn mouthwash

USING mouthwash is a “disaster” for health, and increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. That’s the warning from a group of research scientists, who maintain: “Swilling kills off ‘good’ bacteria that help blood vessels relax – so increasing blood pressure.” But dentist Richard Guyver said he would be “very cautious about drawing conclusions” […]

Mouth-watering pizza so cheap

WE sampled one of the newer restaurants in Los Cristianos a few weeks ago – La Taberna in the Apolo Centre. It was so good that we decided to head back there this week to sample their pizzas as they have a new chef added to their team. We were greeted by Marco, and this […]

Amazing La Martina

NOBODY ever makes a bad recommendation. It’s like a Seinfeld sketch: “Every time somebody recommends a doctor, he’s always the best. They can’t all be the best! Someone’s graduating at the bottom of these classes. Where are those doctors?” We’ve all been there. We go to a restaurant with high hopes, only to feel let […]

Whitlock and Wade a wow at Showtime

TWO of the world’s finest darts players were in superb form when they entertained a large crowd at Showtime last week. World No.3 Simon Whitlock and former World Masters winner James Wade brought the house down with a series on exhibition matches against players from the Oasis Fm Darts league. World No.6 Wade soaked up […]

Nacho – dog of the week

Live Arico news   Found abandoned in Las Chafiras last summer, Nacho is still looking for a permanent home. He is around 18 months old, playful, sweet and fully vaccinated and sterilised. He is medium-sized, and our usual adoption fee of 110 euros includes all his injections and chip. Call Sue on 629 388 102 […]

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