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Very stupid skateboarders!

Dear Madam Are some people so stupid they don’t realise they are putting themselves and others in danger? I write in amazement because today, when driving through Los Cristianos, two men on skateboards came dashing out of nowhere in the middle of a dual carriageway through the town. To say they were going at speed is an under-statement!Full Article

When ‘Enlightenment’ came to Tenerife

Throughout Europe the eighteenth century was a time of growing intellectual ‘enlightenment’, when, in a spirit of inquisitiveness, people wanted to find out more about the world they lived ...Full Article

Love in a warm climate

ONE of the most rewarding items historians can come across is a diary or letter penned by a character who figures prominently in the story. In my previous article, ...Full Article

How one woman’s generosity with books led to the creation of a very special facility

FORMER Library president Ken Fisher has spent more hours then he cares to remember down the years researching the history of The English Library in Puerto de la Cruz ...Full Article

Stunning Scenery in the North of Tenerife

A couple of weeks ago, I went for a lovely 11.4km hike in the north of Tenerife with Andy Tenerife Walker and two very good friends, Lisa Allard and ...Full Article

The Lady In The Van A true story by Alan Bennett

In 1974, the homeless Miss Shepherd moved her broken-down van into Alan Bennett’s garden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tennant. And ...Full Article

Where My Heart Used To Beat by Sebastian Faulks

On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst that the twentieth century had to ...Full Article

Dashing Through The Snow by Debbie Macomber

All that Ashley wants for Christmas is to get home to surprise her widdowed mother. But all the flights are booked and there is only one car left to ...Full Article

A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson

This relates the life of Teddy Todd – would be poet, heroic World War 11 bomber pilot, father and grandfather as he navegates the perils and progress of the ...Full Article

Susan Duddy (4th Aniversary)

In loving memory of Wife, Mum, and Sister Susan Who passed away on the 2nd of March 2012 “Death is a heartache no one can heal Memories are somethjng ...Full Article
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