Maiden voyage of eco-friendly Costa Smeralda to dock in Palma
Costa Smeralda is the first of two new LNG-fuelled sister ships for Costa Cruises.
Anger over lack of Christmas lights
“I forgot about the lights of Porto Cristo because I thought that the person in charge of Comerç would be taking care of them."
Where to go and What to see
Cruise ships in port and daily markets to visit and films to see in English.
Events in Majorca on Saturday / Sunday
Baroque orchestra, Ars Musicae perform in Marratxi, S'Arrual Jazz Mort perform in Palma and a whole host of Christmas events taking place across the island.
Palma airport prepared for Brexit
There is to be a specific hall for baggage reclaim and a “provisional” solution for customs. All UK passengers will pass through this hall and leave through a separate exit.
Most beautiful villages become political
Still, the association has made its selections, and Alcudia and Pollensa are in.
Climate change event for children in Palma
A group of artists took part in a short play with characters representing good and bad things about the planet.
Majorca marks Santa Lucia
140 students took part in the event which ended with a concert which included Swedish songs.
Election result and Brexit cause unease with British expats
It’s a tough time for business people who sell British goods here in Majorca.
Sunday's weather in Majorca
Very warm in parts of Majorca yesterday, and more warm temperatures for Sunday.
Don’t miss the glorious Hotel Gloria Sant Jaume Christmas market in Carrer Sant Jaume in Palma on Sunday from 12-8pm. I shall be popping along to sign books and check out the stalls from 6-8pm.
Friars, buttercups and tiny little birds
It is also the time when opportunists will peck at the fresh blossom, Great Tits and Blackbirds for example.
“It does appear that at last we can all start moving forward again...”