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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 story from the island’s past, but do stay with it.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

Puerto, champions of recycling but refuse collection still a thorny subject

Just over one month into 2019 and I am already talking rubbish. My favourite topic, I know, and one which Puerto’s Ayuntamiento seems to make such a big deal out of.Full Article

The vanished convents of Tenerife

While travelling around Tenerife you might have noticed that there are churches and chapels and wayside shrines all over the island. But what are missing are monasteries and convents. In Britain, ...Full Article

Social media engulfs Puerto council but is it a good or bad thing?

I have been sorting through some old paperwork, you know, the sort of thing you only do when you are really bored, like over Christmas, for instance.Full Article

The Birth and Distribution of the Cavendish Banana

You have got to be someone special to appear on the front of a postage stamp, especially if you’re not native born. In this case, it wasn’t , as the saying ...Full Article

Do Puerto hotel owners need more financial help for regenerations?

All the talk of how Puerto de la Cruz has become so busy once again, yet two hotels in the town have recently closed with a loss of over 300 ...Full Article
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