Etiqueta 'Majorca'
Planting melons.


Gardening In Majorca

May really is an active month in the garden with all those peas and broad beans ready for harvesting as well as sowing seeds and transplanting those seedlings that are large enough to handle.

Dorothy Loeffler18/05/2020 14:48

(All from the garden and hens) lunch.

The Good Life

Healthy Happy Gardeners

With health services recommending increased intake of fruit and vegetables what better way to do this than to grow your own especially here when we are blessed with such fantastic weather.

Caroline Fuller16/05/2020 00:07

The Spanish government has been critical of the EU not getting a move-on in setting out protocols for travel.

The Week In Tourism

Right hand and left hand: the quarantine

The health ministry took everyone off guard by announcing the quarantine, including the tourism ministry.

Andrew Ede15/05/2020 00:25

Learn to make 3 quick & easy recipes


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Learn to make vegetarian tacos, a quick breakfast with left overs and asparagus, mushroom and egg dinner. Three lessons in one video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/05/2020 00:10

We all know what this car is, thought by some to be the most beautiful car ever made.

Focus On Cars

All Together Now

A great example of togetherness is the virtual Wednesday Car Meetup.

Robert Klevehagen13/05/2020 04:01

When we cook eggs by any method, the number one golden rule is: perfect freshness.

Food For Thought

Who said cooking eggs is easy peasy?

Of someone who isn’t a very good cook, we often say: “He can’t even fry an egg.” But it’s not at all easy to fry an egg properly and just as problematic to boil or scramble one.

Andrew Valente13/05/2020 04:01


Did You Know

Words and more...

In the late 19th century, Trilby wore a soft felt hat with a narrow brim and an indented crown that became known as the trilby.

Andrew Valente13/05/2020 04:01

Professor Neil Ferguson.

My Column

Brainless professors

It’s good to get some laughs during lockdown. It certainly beats the relentless drudgery of the day to day corona news.

Anna Nicholas09/05/2020 04:01

Frank Talking

Shame on the lockdown 'grasses', the Groundhog Day effect and Comedic Coppers

Have you ever seen the film Groundhog Day? Well, for many of us we are living that film...

Frank Leavers08/05/2020 04:01

Invasive Halimeda incrassata.

Nautical Notes

Green, brown and red – Balearic seaweeds

We can learn lots about the state of marine ecosystems throughout seaweed.

Natalia Barrientos08/05/2020 04:01

Paella con Calamari y Verduras


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Today I show you some of the tricks of making a delicious tasting Paella. Starting off with a good Caldo to a Sofrito. And how to add the finishing touches.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2020 15:43

Much of the harvest is turned into dried apricots.

Food & Wine

Summer’s fruits are on their way

The apricot, albaricoque in Spanish and albercoc in Mallorquín, is one of the summer fruits most associated with Majorca.

Andrew Valente07/05/2020 10:46

Anne Hathaway on holiday in Majorca.

The Blog

Things We Miss ... Or Don't

A Majorca summer without the daily delivery of their Instagrammed delights and minus the intrusion of the lenses of the paparazzi? Unthinkable for some; a bonus for others.

Andrew Ede07/05/2020 10:28

We get our word ‘confinement’ from the Middle French ‘confiner’ plus ‘ment’.

Did You Know

Words and more..

The Spanish word for being legally bound to stay at home is ‘confinamiento’, which translates neatly into ‘confinement’, an old word that covers this situation.

Andrew Valente06/05/2020 04:01

The sauce simply enhances the pasta.

Food For Thought

Pasta dishes for confinement days

The most satisfying dish I can make in 15 minutes consists of any of the many varieties of imported Italian pasta.

Andrew Valente06/05/2020 04:01

This is where we’d all like to be, behind the wheel, cruising in Majorca.

Focus On Cars

The Open Road

It is fascinating to see what petrolheads are up to whilst confined at home.

Robert Klevehagen05/05/2020 13:18

Guardia Civil road block.

My Column

Pursued by the Guardia Civil

I will probably get a huge fine, which I suppose I deserve, though I wasn’t likely to infect anyone by driving along the sea-front and returning home.

Donald Trelford04/05/2020 12:44

Almond tree.


Gardening In Majorca

During the period of the waxing moon, we are told it is time to graft some fruit trees like plums, peaches and almonds, that is to say, those trees that have fruit with large stones as opposed to pips.

Dorothy Loeffler04/05/2020 12:35

We can finally leave our homes and for one hour go running!

My Column


I was confused about the one km radius edict. Did that mean that I’d have to run around in circles for one hour?

Anna Nicholas02/05/2020 04:01

Looking out from the Bishop1 Hide.

Wild Majorca

Behind the scenes with a birdwatching pioneer of Majorca – Part One

This two part special article is a behind the scenes look at the Albufera and the dedicated people that put their hearts into giving us all the memories and pleasures of the Albufera.

Neville James Davies02/05/2020 04:01