Lockdown at home

Fully grown leeks.

Singing to my supper

I nurtured my little seedlings and sang to them to make them grow better… I promise it’s a thing!

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Soller views.

Spotlight on Soller

Every member of society is facing its own pressures but I can really understand those facing this on their own.

Focus on cars

‘66 Dodge Charger cruising Palma in 2015.

Dodging the Bullitt

In the absence of cars on the street and new material, I’m going to charge straight into the past.

Enjoying Majorca

Pope Francis began the rites of Holy Week at St Peter's Basilica, Rome.

The missing palms of Easter

In Majorca, King Jaume I certainly made reference to Palm Sunday, and so it can be assumed that there was a celebration from soon after the 1229 conquest.

Lockdown at Home

Working from home during lockdown.

‘Life in Lockdown’ Series 2

With this ‘can do’ attitude and our team spirit, an endless number of activities and proposals are being created with more focus on our students’ well-being.

Food & Fosh

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs with Harissa & Saffron Couscous.

Back to basics

We will still be here on the other side of this pandemic, looking forward to welcoming everybody back with generosity, a warm reception and a big smile.

Gardening

Rosemary

Gardening in Majorca

I would like to point out that many of these wild flowers and shrubs would not exactly be encouraged into a garden whether it’s a wild natural garden or not.

Community

Leave people to their activities.

At Home Together

Many of us are living in less than ideal situations and we have to try to make the best of it.

Wild Majorca

My new book!

Some things are worth the wait

This is the most accurate, up to date and comprehensive book that has been written for Majorca, and comprises all of my local knowledge and a selection of my bird and habitat photographs.

Lockdown at Home

Brady border collie can't wait to roll on a green lawn..

Croquet Anyone?

Having already spent a happy half hour on the tractor last week ‘preparing’ his chosen area for said croquet lawn, I sat under cover from the rain yesterday watching him dig out some of the regrown weeds.

Lockdown at Home

When Dominican Republic life was free and easy

The C Word

As luck would have it, a Bulgarian lady accepted wads of cash in three different currencies in return for the last two seats on her flight now boarding for Madrid.

Community

Handprints, you can make it today and paint it later.

At Home Together

Children will rarely communicate how they are feeling, but will often make a bid for attention and communication through play.

Community

Mask process.

At Home Together

In the “Majorca, Mallorca, At Home Together” group there has been plenty of mask making activity going on with local resident Ann Calverley leading the charge.

Education

In 2016 the Ultima Hora published a spoof story saying that a cable car was running from Na Burguesa to Bellver Castle,

Words and more...

Most of today’s youngsters, enrapt in video games and the social networks, have never even heard of this ancient custom.

Community

Basil with some of the Calvia Vet team.

At Home Together

If your dog is feeling down or acting strangely it can be because he is picking up on how you are feeling and acting at the moment.

Community

The locked down dogs at Pooches Hotel.

Adapt to Survive

Majorca has a network of small and medium sized businesses who continue to operate. Not just because they do not want to lose custom, but because they have an obligation in many cases to carry on for their clients who need them.

Community

Lindy and her home-made lemon curd made with lemons from her garden.

At Home Together

Looking at the group’s topics, by far the most popular thing we are doing at the moment is cooking and baking.

Out and About

Second day macaronis.

Waste not, Want not!

In these days when it's not so easy to get out and about, we really need to stretch our ingredients along with our imaginations when we prepare our meals.

Food for thought

The menestra uses seasonal vegetabes from the region.

Get your veggies with a menestra

There is no single recipe for a menestra and the dishes that go under this name are more than simple variations on a theme. All of them make use of vegetables in season and some include other ingredients for which a particular area is famous.

Focus on cars

Majorcan vista at its best, AC adds a splash of contrast.

Out for a spin

As usual, Majorca provided the stunning backgrounds and scenery which I personally never tire of.

Participate

Do you agree with the lockdown measures been taken by the European government?

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Soller views

Spotlight on Soller

Every member of society is facing its own pressures but I can really understand those facing this on their own.

Lifestyle

Fully grown leeks

Singing to my supper

I nurtured my little seedlings and sang to them to make them grow better… I promise it’s a thing!

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Lifestyle

‘66 Dodge Charger cruising Palma in 2015.

Dodging the Bullitt

In the absence of cars on the street and new material, I’m going to charge straight into the past.

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The day will come when the beaches will be packed

The Post-Virus Tourist

A scenario being offered by the consultants PwC in Spain is that there is only going to a partial recovery until there is a vaccine, and that could be up to a year away.

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Easter rites at St Peter's Basilica, Rome

The missing palms of Easter

In Majorca, King Jaume I certainly made reference to Palm Sunday, and so it can be assumed that there was a celebration from soon after the 1229 conquest.

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