Archive for: March, 2015

ON Tuesday morning, 149 innocent people were murdered when the co-pilot of a Germanwings Airbus A320 locked his captain out of the cockpit before deliberately and coldly crashing the plane into the Alps. That was the horrific, almost unbelievable, news to emerge yesterday (Thursday) as vital data was extracted from the black box voice-recorder. It […]

Feast fit for a lion

Leo’s Italian & Grill LEO’S has been open for just a few months but is already making its mark in the popular Passarella food complex, in Los Cristianos. On entering, you can’t help but feel comfortable in the modern, stylish and bright interior. Outdoor seating is also available. Cai, the owner and manager, was there […]

CRIMESTOPPERS are on the prowl again as the hunt intensifies for more of Britain’s most wanted fugitives, who are believed to be hiding in Spain. It has been an appealing hideaway for British criminals evading capture for years – as has Tenerife, especially in recent months. But this changed in 2004 with European Arrest Warrants, […]

The serenity of Santiago

LAST weekend, it was time to board a plane and travel to Santiago de Compostela. WHERE?  Exactly! I knew it was in Spanish territory, but I wasn’t sure of its location. Even though I have lived in this part of the world for over 17 years, it has always been the Canaries or the Balaerics […]

Our Easter visitors

WHEN you buy a property in Tenerife, you may suddenly find just how many close friends and family you actually have! On a serious note, it can be lovely when people come out to visit you … but is your property prepared properly? With Easter fast approaching, you may well have people coming out, so […]


 IF there is one thing that tells the world your hair is healthy its the shine, be it artificially or natural. But what gives hair its natural, glossy look? What can you do to make sure your hair is shining with the best of them? Well, there are a few tricks of the trade that […]


IT would be so easy to start my column this week talking about “regular-sized” women …  anyone of a size 14 downwards. But who’s to say what “regular”is? Who judges what is classed as “normal” when it comes to body shapes? You curvier girls are missed out many times when it comes to fashion, and […]

Keep kids active and you’ll keep them slim

PARENTS have been warned that inactive children will probably grow up to become middle-aged couch potatoes, The TV viewing habits of more than 6,000 British people, born in a single week in 1970, were monitored by scientists at the ages of 10 and 42. And, according to University College London researchers, mums and dads should […]

In-car drive for safety

TRÁFICO is intensifying checks on the use of seat belts and child protection in cars to help reduce the number of deaths or serious injuries. Failure to use a seat belt will be considered a serious offence if are stopped, and a fine of 200 euros will be issued, along with the loss of three […]

Return of a legend

Recreativo 1 CD Tenerife 1 TENERIFE returned from the mainland with another away point, a five-match unbeaten streak … and lots of bruises! My, Recreativo are one dirty team. When you are in the relegation zone in March, you have to fight for your life. But those lads took it literally! It wasn’t pleasant, but […]

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