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Will it be all change for Puerto under new regime?

So, now the dust has settled on the local elections and it is all change in Puerto’s town hall. Although most of the same old faces are still there as councillors, those who for the last four years held positions of power now find themselves occupying the opposition benches and vice versa. One thing that this election has taught ...Full Article

Visit by the Tertulia de Amigos del 25 de Julio to London

On Sunday 12th May 2019 ten members of the Tertulia de Amigos del 25 de Julio of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and four wives arrived in London to stay ...Full Article

X marks the spot but what difference will your vote make?

This month I thought might talk a bit about (yawn) the local town hall elections. The thing is about a fortnightly paper and with me writing once a month ...Full Article

Tobacco in Tenerife

Today you wouldn’t think of the Canary Islands as having a tobacco industry, but the evidence is there to see in the shady Plaza del Pato in Santa Cruz. ...Full Article

Having a laugh at Mueca date change fiasco!

I never quite seem to be able to work out when this will go to print, so as you are reading this it will either be the Mueca Festival this weekend ...Full Article

Tenerife heritage? Tenerife national trust?

A notice to you, the reader; this article is more of a plea to the cabildo and the ayuntamientos, the central government and local governments of Tenerife, than my normal ...Full Article

Election countdown: Will you be exercising your vote in Puerto de la Cruz?

I had been wondering what to write about this month. After all, the Carnaval is over, and the swallows are already starting to pack their bags, ready to head ...Full Article

THE SPY

When the Second World War broke out in 1939, Spain was in ruins, the country had been devastated by the civil war that had ended only months before, and ...Full Article

Projects promised but do they all come to fruition?

So, the long awaited “coastal path” in La Paz has reopened. It may well be open, but it isn’t finished, nor, if I choose to be a bit pedantic, ...Full Article

All about skulls

Speaking of skulls, which we weren’t, show me a skeleton and I can say “That’s a skeleton” as good as the next man. Show me a tibia or a ...Full Article
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