Letter from the Atlantic

Bigger and Better?

I wonder if anyone remembers the BBC television comedy ‘Hi-de-Hi’, which was first broadcast in the 1980s? It was classic, camp comedy, which was...

Dog Gate

Regular readers of ‘Letters from the Canary Islands’ will know that I have a love-hate relationship with Amazon. Although we have ‘Prime’ membership with...

Termite Terror in Tenerife

First of all, my apologies for the alliteration and the ‘Daily Mail’ style headline; I just couldn’t resist it. Sadly, on this occasion, this...

Shining the Light

The Canary Islands are often rich in public announcements and presentations to the press, but whether well-meaning projects will actually happen is quite another...

The Social Laundry – by Barrie Mahoney

Commercial laundries are big business in the Canarian village where I live. There are several that operate seven days a week with their main...

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