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Sore Back – The Last Thing You Want Over Christmas

I think anyone who suffers with back pain will agree that a sore back is the last thing that you want over Christmas. I have suffered with back pain on occasion ever since I had a slipped disk, which was 30 years ago. Most of the time it’s ok, but […]

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How Would You Like To Travel Through Time And Space?

How would you like to be able to travel through time and space? Just imagine that a time machine or a teleporter existed, and that you were given the amazing opportunity to select a place to travel to instantly, and to optionally flit either forwards or backwards in time. Would […]

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A Cannabis Farm In Bitterne!

A cannabis farm in Bitterne, in a fairly quiet residential street, is not what you would expect to find. But one Thursday evening in February, this is what happened, in what was our quiet little neighbourhood. Things began around 9pm, when neighbours saw people breaking into the house next door. […]

Papagayo Beach Panorama

Lanzarote in February (part eight) Papagayo Beach

Papagayo Beach is one of a handful of small coves in the south west of the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. These coves are just to the east of the resort of Playa Blanca, and Papagayo Beach is the most eastern of the coves. The beach here is […]

Free Lanzarote Guide Map

The Best Lanzarote Travel Guides

In this article we will help you to find the best travel guides for Lanzarote in the Canary Islands to suite your needs. Not all travel guides are equal, and what you might be looking for in a travel guide is not always the same for everyone. Hopefully our guide […]

Debbie's 60th Birthday Party

Debbie’s 60th Birthday Party

Debbie turned 60 this month, and her daughter Amanda and I have spent months planning a surprise party for her. Actually it was mostly Amanda’s work, she is an excellent planner and has a lot of great ideas, something which I all too often lack. In addition, with work being […]

Lanzarote Vineyards and Wineries: Bodega Antonio Suarez

Lanzarote in February (part six) Vineyards and Wineries

Lanzarote in the Canary Islands has a lot of vineyards and wineries, despite it having a very arid climate, and the vineyards in Lanzarote actually produce some excellent wines. Wine production in Lanzarote is nothing new, the inhabitants have been producing wine on the island for centuries. The current oldest […]