Archive for: June, 2014

Wine galore, and super food

The Heritage Grill, El Camison RELATIVELY new to the El Camison strip, The Heritage Grill has been open for a just couple of months on the edge of Las Americas. But you probably know its sister restaurant, La Brasa, which has been well-established for years. We were met by the owner, Javier, and seated in […]

Pregnant boozers put babies’ health at risk

THE number of babies being born with foetal alcohol syndrome caused by boozy, pregnant mums has increased by almost 40% in three years. Between 2012 and 2013, doctors treated 252 cases of the syndrome, which can cause learning difficulties, organ damage and facial deformity. And that’s just in England. That is almost triple the 89 […]


LAST week’s column about the new line in men’s swimwear – the “alter lateral flash thong” – has provoked interest with the female alternative, the “C-String”. Yes ladies, you too can have that all-over tan with the latest female swimwear. Although we have no evidence yet of this being endorsed by a celebrity, it has […]


THERE’S many a time in the salon when, while giving consultations to clients before their appointment, things are discussed that can alarm or bring disapproval to some. Sometimes, what you see in the mirror isn’t what we as stylists see. Many times, and it’s normally over cuts or colours, I literally have to point out […]

Climbing the walls – in evergreen style

OFTEN, in a garden or on a patio, there is an unsightly wall that spoils the look of your green space. Well, this week, I thought I would share with you the plants and ideas which are brilliant wall coverings. The most dramatic wall-covering plant I have witnessed is the Ficus repens (aka Ficus pumila). […]

I go for Aygo to score

TOYOTA’S second-wave Aygo, scheduled for release on Tuesday (1st July), impresses on many levels, and the company have stuck to what customers want. The tiny city car, produced in partnership with Peugeot Citroën, was launched in 2005 and has been endlessly refreshed ever since. They have introduced personalisation to what could be a mundane purchase […]

Shame on you!

Las Palmas 1 Cordoba 1 LAST Sunday, Las Palmas were just 10 seconds away from rubbing shoulders with Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga. Their 12-year wait for top-flight football looked over after Apoño’s 48th-minute goal, the only one of the tie, had given them a deserved lead. The Gran Canarians had played better […]

CD Tenerife sign up Adeje!

ADEJE Mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga and CD Tenerife President Miguel Concepción Cáceres signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop a series of football initiatives in the municipality. It will complement other joint projects and, together, will form the basis for a number of activities within the sport, starting next season. The Mayor said: “This […]

Hammers are pure class!

THIS week saw the final few games of the Direct Telecom Pool League 2013/14 season and draws a curtain on Division Two. Palms B were crowned champions. last week and Inn the Pink B took the runners-up spot, with James Place finishing a fine season in third place. So now we have finished, what does […]

We just weren’t good enough to go through

THE knockout stages are now upon us as we enter the final fortnight of the World Cup and, as an England fan, I should be writing this with a sense of optimism. Instead, a black cloud sits above me as I lament on one of England’s poorest showings at an international tournament. Fingers can be […]

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