Gardening

Loquat trees will already have small bunches of blossom.

Gardening in Majorca

It really is growing season all year round so no matter what seeds you put in the ground you can be sure they will germinate, all of the ones we consider ‘spring vegetables’ in Northern gardens will thrive if planted now.

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Glycerine soap can be bought from Mercadona.

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It was the biggest surprise of the year and to make it last as long as possible I’ll use it only for showering — I’ll wash my hands with a glycerine soap from Mercadona.

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Soller Autumn views.

Spotlight on Soller

The Soller Valley has many establishments that are open all year but we really sense the change of direction as November arrives.

Gardening

Bougainvillea is still full of colourful bracts in the Autumn.

Gardening in Majorca

A tree/shrub that is coming into flower again is the Callistemon better known as Bottlebrush because of the shape the flower heads form, just like a bottle brush from the kitchen sink.

Weekend Food

One of nature’s gifts right now is aubergine.

The sensory kitchen

Marc Fosh is the first and only British Chef to be awarded a Michelin Star in Spain.

Recipes for today are Moussaka with minted pea puree and Majorcan-style aubergines.

Wild Majorca

Dunlin often share the same feeding grounds as Snipe.

Mishaps and Mayhem!

This week I am going to take a light-hearted look at my own collection of mishaps, from being electrocuted to head banging a hide door, from being frisked to causing panic on the beach.

Local news from your area

Puerto Soller.

Spotlight on Soller

This has been a sad week on our island and the only good news story is in the humanity of the businesses and people who live here.

Focus on Cars

A view of the Concours d'Elegance lineup on Saturday morning.

A Classic Week

The fourth edition of Mallorca Classic Week by Port Adriano was blessed with good weather.

Enjoying Majorca

Interior of the Teatre Principal in Palma.

Visions Of An Orchestra

In 1935, the Conservatory in Palma, which had come into being as the Conservatori de Música Balears in 1879, was officially declared the regional conservatory, and a superior one at that, by the national ministry for public instruction.

Gardening

Growing in pots for a terrace or a balcony is popular.

Gardening in Majorca

The Passiflora likes plenty of warmth and sunshine and will need frequent watering. Once inside a plant pot one can at least keep the root suckers under control.

Weekend Food

Pineapple is delicious eaten fresh on its own or added to a fruit salad, pies, cakes, ice cream, yogurt, punches, and other desserts.

I love fresh pineapple

Pineapple is delicious eaten fresh on its own or added to a fruit salad, pies, cakes, ice cream, yogurt, punches, and other desserts.

Plaza España in Palma.

Spotlight on Palma

For one reason or another, I have been frequenting our wonderful capital city of Palma quite a lot recently.

Scene from the film "Silence of the Lambs" where Hannibal Lector is wearing a Panama hat.

Words and more...

If you look up ‘clothes’ in Roget’s Thesaurus, you’ll find two pages of words for items of clothing and terms associated with dress.

Gardening

An olive tree.

Beauty of trees

So just one tree in the garden can cause just the same pleasure as well as picking the fruit when ripe.

Grilled tuna with orange, olive and caper sauce.

The “Pata Negra” of the sea

Fresh tuna is one of the most versatile and easy to prepare fish. It’s a meaty fish with a distinctly rich, strong flavour and is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein.

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Gardening in Majorca

It really is growing season all year round so no matter what seeds you put in the ground you can be sure they will germinate, all of the ones we consider ‘spring vegetables’ in Northern gardens will thrive if planted now.

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It was the biggest surprise of the year and to make it last as long as possible I’ll use it only for showering — I’ll wash my hands with a glycerine soap from Mercadona.

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