Interviews

Bright Horizons

For this month's cover shoot we'd planned to head to Timanfaya but as we reached Matagorda, photographer Sabrina realised that the sand at low tide was reŠflecting the massive sky above. It was the perfect place. Later we had a word with our model, local lad Marcos Knight.

Lighting up lives

Harriet Jelley and her husband Fernando have brought joy and wonder to kids all over Lanzarote with their Princess Dream Parties events. This December they are going above and beyond to bring the Christmas spirit to those in need.

Steering Lanzarote Through

María Dolores Corujo took control of the Cabildo in June 2019, leading a coalition ruling group that removed the Coalición Canaria and its leader, Pedro San Ginés, from power after almost ten years. Nine months later, the coronavirus arrived, Lanzarote locked down and everybody's political priorities changed. As the island's most difficult year for decades comes to an end, we asked her for her impressions.

Say Cheese!

Goat's cheese is one of Lanzarote's finest products. Shaun Addison and Sabrina Suppers visited the Queseria El Faro near Teguise to find out more. - Interview with Omar Viña, owner of Quesería El Faro

Your Photos, Your Story: A letter to my younger self

Victoria Krasimirova moved to Lanzarote 5 years ago. Since then she has fallen in love with the island and culture. This time, the edition of “Your Photos Your Story” is a little different - Victoria has written a letter to younger self.

Desert Beauty

Our stunning cover this month was photographed by Sabrina Suppers and features Jessica Isabella Schuimer, a Brazilian/Dutch resident whose face is becoming more and more widely known on and off­ the island. We had a quick chat with Jessica last month.

Consul Chat

Last month we cornered Charmaine Arbouin, the British Consul for the Canaries, as she briefly visited Arrecife accompanies by the Vice Consul in Las Palmas, Jackie Stevenson and Lanzarote's Honorary Consul Sue Thain. Charmaine always gives straight, honest and expert advice and this time was no exception.

Don’t stop the music

Camille Tardieu, aka Camy Myles, is already an essential element of Lanzarote's music scene. Her strong, positive aitude, terric voice and magnetic stage presence have already made her known to countless tourists & locals alike. Like all performers here, she's had her ups and downs during the pandemic, too.

Interview: Helen Lindes

Helen Lindes arrived on Lanzarote at the age of five, the daughter of a Spanish father and a British mother. In the year 2000, she won the Miss Spain contest, and her striking green eyes and demure beauty quickly made her into one of the country's most in-demand models.

Leading the pack out of lockdown

During lockdown, Audrey Leclert was classed as an “essential worker”, which allowed her to keep busy with her pet food deliveries and dog training throughout lockdown. Shay Rourke discovers how she kept on top of things with help from her daughter and her rescue dogs.