Andrew Ede
Andrew Ede

Background in business publishing. Started an online blog about Mallorca in 2005, which went daily in 2007, covering culture, environment, history, politics, tourism and more. Became a regular contributor to the Bulletin in 2010 before joining the staff a few years later.


The Blog: How hot do you want it?

How will climate change affect Mallorca in the coming decades?

Andrew Ede 12/08/2021 12:12


The Blog: The silly season that isn’t

One longs for a return to the lazy, hazy days of high summer when Mallorca was on the beach...

Andrew Ede 10/08/2021 10:39


Viewpoint: Interpreting the data

"The bare facts are useful, but knowing what lies behind them would be more so"

Andrew Ede 10/08/2021 10:27

Latest headlines

Spotlight North: Mayor demands 24-hour health centre for Can Picafort

The health centre in Can Picafort was unexpectedly closed last Sunday

Andrew Ede 07/08/2021 11:32

Latest headlines

Spotlight North: Pollensa memories - the festival and the black market

Photos and posters prove that the festival rightly deserves its reputation as one of Mallorca’s most important cultural events.

Andrew Ede 07/08/2021 11:17

Latest headlines

Spotlight North: How many supermarkets does any one place need?

There are six substantial supermarkets for what is a regular population of 20,000...

Andrew Ede 07/08/2021 11:05


Viewpoint: Vaccination slowing down?

The vaccination programme on the islands did most certainly speed up, but it now appears to be slowing.

Andrew Ede 07/08/2021 09:49

Coronavirus news

The Blog: Self-criticism and the wildness of Covid

Do risk-based restrictions make sense in Mallorca nowadays? What do you think?

Andrew Ede 06/08/2021 12:29

Majorca tourism

The week in tourism - Spain’s missing millions

Spain is on amber for at least the next three weeks - Are Spanish expectations for tourism recovery too optimistic? Also how infectious are tourists?

Andrew Ede 06/08/2021 11:14


Viewpoint: The new economic model

"The Balearic government is still demanding a more favourable regional financing deal"

Andrew Ede 06/08/2021 10:33


Viewpoint: The population challenge

"In the past thirty years, the Balearic population has increased by just over 70% to 1.21 million."

Andrew Ede 05/08/2021 09:58


Can we ever know our beloved Majorcans?

This book provides a more historical perspective in trying to explain the Mallorcan character.

Andrew Ede 04/08/2021 13:12


Viewpoint: The terror of fire

The risk is increasing along with the rise in heat.

Andrew Ede 04/08/2021 10:18


When it was Americans who behaved badly in Mallorca

In the US, public opinion was scandalised by press reporting of the case.

Andrew Ede 03/08/2021 12:39


Enjoying Mallorca: Alcudia Bay - wrecks and obelisks

There is much to be discovered in the sea around the island and especially in the bay of Alcudia.

Andrew Ede 03/08/2021 11:02


Viewpoint: Reactivation - but how real is it?

It will take several quarters yet for there to be genuine talk of reactivation.

Andrew Ede 03/08/2021 10:05


Enjoy Mallorca: Palma’s summer fiestas one hundred years ago

The summer 1921 fiestas had essentially therefore been about having fun!!

Andrew Ede 20/07/2021 13:11