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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 […]

Rich and Fiona's Wedding

A Lovely Day For A Wedding

Saturday was a lovely day for a wedding, as we saw Debbie’s son Rich get married to the love of his life Fiona. It was an outdoor wedding, and even in June you can’t rely on the weather co-operating, but this time it did, and the weather was practically perfect. […]

Lanzarote in February (part five) Timanfaya

No visit to the island of Lanzarote would be complete without a trip to Timanfaya National Park, appropriately known as Fire Mountains”. Here you can experience the power of thermal activity underground, as well as take a ride on a camel.

Lanzarote in February (part four) Teguise

The Market Town of Teguise The small market town of Teguise is located in the central northeast of the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. It is very quaint with some lovely old buildings, and the centre of the town has been made pedestrian only. This was obviously done […]